Auction 146, Lot 160

"New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pensilvania &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

First state of Herman Moll's earliest map of New England has great early colonial detail throughout. New York is confined to a narrow strip along the Hudson River and New Jersey is divided into East and West New Jersey. The coastal area from Casco Bay to Chesapeake Bay is full of detail with a multitude of place names. The Massachusetts and Plymouth colonies are noted, as well as the location of the Sasqahana Indian Fort.

References: McCorkle #708.1.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a slightly narrow top margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/4/2013

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