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Auction 182, Lot 160

"New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pensilvania &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1708 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 7 inches
25.9 x 17.8 cm

First state of Herman Moll's earliest map of New England with great early colonial detail throughout. New York is confined to a narrow strip along the Hudson River, and New Jersey is divided into East and West New Jersey. The coastal area from Casco Bay to Chesapeake Bay is full of detail with a multitude of place names. The Massachusetts and Plymouth colonies are noted, as well as the location of the Sasqahana Indian Fort.

References: McCorkle #708.1.

Condition: B+

A nice impression issued folding, now flat, with light toning and tiny tape stains in the top corners of the sheet from tape that has since been removed.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $200

Closed on 4/28/2021