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Auction 188, Lot 85

"A Map of the English Plantations in America", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial Eastern North America & West Indies

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Thesaurus Geographicus...

Color: Black & White

7.4 x 7.1 inches
18.8 x 18 cm
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This handsome map is centered on Cuba and extends to the Caribbean, Central America, and north to New England. The topography is indicated simply and includes an unusual Felis Lake west of Pennsylvania. The early colonial settlements of Boston, Cape Cod, James Towne, and Charles Towne are noted. On a full sheet of English text measuring 7.6 x 12.2".

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.Moll-1a #58; cf. Phillips (Atlases) #536.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a clean sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/22/2022