Auction 146, Lot 431

"Regni Hiberniae Accurata Tabula per Hermanum Moll", Weigel, Christopher

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1718 (published)

Publication: Johann David Kohlers ... Bequemer Schul-und Reisen-Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 15.4 inches
33 x 39.1 cm

This densely engraved map of Ireland is divided into the four provinces and shows towns, roads, forests, and political divisions. The decorative cartouche features the title on a rock cliff near the sea with galleons in the background and Hibernia with her harp in the foreground. Weigel based his map off of Herman Moll's, who is credited in the title. Engraved by Michael Kauffer.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.WEIG-1a, #17.

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with a few spots of printer's ink residue and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/4/2013

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