Auction 96, Lot 469

"The South East part of Africa, Containing Zanguebar, Sofala, Sabia, The Island Madagascar &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Southeast Africa

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.1 x 7 inches
25.7 x 17.8 cm

Handsome map of the region of present-day Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, part of South Africa, and Madagascar. Lots of place names and a good depiction of the islands in the Indian Ocean. Inset "The Island St. Mary's and Part of ye Coast of Madagascar where Capt. Every's Crew settl'd themselves".


Condition: A

Attractive later color. Couple of small tears in top margin and remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001