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Auction 163, Lot 39

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

Subject: Colonial Eastern North America & West Indies

Period: 1701 (circa)

Publication: A System of Geography...

Color: Black & White

7.4 x 7.1 inches
18.8 x 18 cm
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This handsome map is centered on Cuba 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 sheet of English text that measures 7.8 x 12.4".

References: Phillips (Atlases) #536.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with one small stain in the title cartouche, a small damp stain in the bottom right corner of the sheet, and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 6/14/2017