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Auction 188, Lot 341

"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
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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.

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/22/2022