Auction 96, Lot 54

"A Map of the North Pole with all the Territories that lye near it, known to us &c…", Moll, Herman

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1739 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.7 x 8 inches
27.2 x 20.3 cm

Copper engraved map of the North Pole to the 60th degree latitiude. It is an incomplete hemisphere with the unknown parts of North America (Alaska) and Asia not shown. Fascinating notations concerning the search for a northern passage to China. Three compass roses. Published by Thomas and John Bowles.


Condition: B

Faint uneven toning.

Estimate: $210 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001