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Auction 186, Lot 664


"Asia", Moll, Herman

Subject: Asia

Period: 1736 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 7.9 inches
26.4 x 20.1 cm
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Attractive reduced version of Moll's map of Asia (1708), which was based on the Delisle prototype. Moll continues the speculation that Iesso Land (Hokkaido) might be attached to the mainland. An incomplete stretch of coastline to the northeast of Iesso Land is labeled Companys Land Stats I. The far northeastern regions of Tartary are Unknown Coast. Trade winds are indicated throughout the seas.


Condition: A

A nice impression with a small light stain.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/9/2022