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Auction 157, Lot 81

"America", Moll, Herman

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1732 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 10.3 inches
19.8 x 26.2 cm

Boldly engraved small map showing California as an Island with an indented northern coast, and Mozeemleck and the Str. of Annian to the north. R. Longue and Gnacsitares extend to the west of the Mississippi River. The map names the Gulf of California. It is filled with trade-winds and directions between 30° north and south latitude.

References: McLaughlin #213; Shirley (BL Altases) T.MOLL-9b.

Condition: A

A nice impression with a centerfold separation at left that just enters the neatline and has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/4/2016