Auction 142, Lot 660

"The Philippine Islands and Others of the East Indies, According to ye Newest Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Modern History

Color: Black & White

10.1 x 7 inches
25.7 x 17.8 cm

A nice map of the islands of the Philippines and Indonesia, with many of the smaller islands named. Several notations concerning the spices for which these islands were famous are included. The title is contained in a simple block cartouche. Published in London in Thomas Salmon's Modern History: or the Present State of All Nations.

References: Shirley (BL-Atlas) G.SALM-1c #5.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with wide margins, faint staining and a few tiny holes, all in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $210

Closed on 11/28/2012