Auction 170, Lot 653

"The Principal Islands of the East Indies", Moll, Herman

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1709 (published)

Publication: The Compleat Geographer

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 6.7 inches
18.8 x 17 cm

This bold copper engraved chart of the East Indies includes Sumatra, Malacca (Malaysia), Cambodia, part of New Guinea, and the Philippines. There is a surprising amount of detail, particularly the naming of numerous small islands. On a full sheet of text measuring 8.2 x 11.7".

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.MOLL-1c #26.

Condition: B+

Nice impression and color. Remargined at right with the border redrawn in facsimile.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/14/2018