"St. Helena This Island Belongs to ye English East India Company... [on sheet with] The Bay of Agoa de Saldanha...", Moll, Herman
Subject: St. Helena & South Africa
Period: 1732 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Black & White
8.1 x 10.9 inches
20.6 x 27.7 cm
This sheet features a beautifully engraved map of St. Helena in the upper half of the sheet. The lower map details a bay about 70 miles north of today's Cape Town and notes that there was an earlier plan to make a settlement there. Both include good topographical detail, handsome compass roses, and rhumb lines.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.MOLL-9a #39.
Very early and dark impression with layout lines evident. Just a hint of offsetting and very light toning along centerfold and edges of the sheet.