Catalog Archive
Auction 96, Lot 468

"The South West part of Africa Containing Congo, Angola, Benguela, Monomotapa, Caffers, Terra de Natal & c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Southwest Africa

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Black & White

7 x 10.2 inches
17.8 x 25.9 cm

Copper engraved map of the western coast from Cap Lopez southwards. Large inset of St. Helena. The large Zaire Moras, a remnant of the spurious Lake Zaire, dominate the upper part of the map and the kingdom of Monomotapa fills the interior.


Condition: A

Some printer's ink residue throughout, else fine.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/12/2001