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Auction 195, Lot 374

"A New Map of the Island of Jamaica", Moll, Herman

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1717 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographus...

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 7.1 inches
25.9 x 18 cm
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A detailed map of the island locating scores of towns and coastal place names, roads, mountains and forests. The island is divided into the English system of parishes and a legend at top right identifies factories for sugar, cotton, indigo and cocoa. Decorated by a small compass rose with fleur-de-lis and a simple block-style title cartouche.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #9-15 (Vol. 5); Shirley (BL Atlases) T.Moll-3a #96.

Condition: A

Issued folding and now flat on a clean sheet. There is a somewhat narrow left side margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 11/15/2023