Auction 93, Lot 294

"Asia According to ye Newest Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: Asia

Period: 1712 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.1 inches
25.4 x 18 cm

Attractive reduced version of Moll's map of Asia (1708), which was based on the Delisle prototype. Despite the title claiming that the map was made from the Newest observations, Moll continues the speculation that "Iesso L." (Hokkaido) might be attached to the mainland.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/6/2000

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