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Auction 151, Lot 356

"A Map of the English Plantations in America", Moll, Herman

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean, Eastern United States

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Thesaurus Geographicus

Color: Black & White

7.4 x 7.1 inches
18.8 x 18 cm

This handsome map focuses on the Gulf of Mexico and extends to the Caribbean, Central America, and north to New England. The topography is indicated simply and includes an unusual Felis Lake west of Pennsylvania. The early colonial settlements of Boston, Cape Cod, James Towne, and Charles Towne are noted. On a full page of English text measuring 7.9 x 12.2".

References: Philipps (Atlases) #536.

Condition: A

Minor show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/19/2014