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Auction 152, Lot 601

"Asia", Moll, Herman

Subject: Asia

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Thesaurus Geographicus...

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 6.8 inches
19.1 x 17.3 cm
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This elegant map of Asia spans from Istanbul (Constantinople) to a conjectural mass of land north of a very narrow Korea. There is nice topographical detail, and many tows and cites are named. Nova Zembla appears with an incomplete coastline. The Sea of Japan is referred to as the Sea of China. The map extends to include the Philippines and much of Indonesia. On a full sheet of English text measuring 7.9 x 12.2".

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.MOLL-1a #55.

Condition: A

A nice impression with a small insignificant spot at right and minor show-through of text on verso. There is faint toning along the sheet's right edge.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/18/2015