Auction 98, Lot 413

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

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1745 (published)

Publication: Osborne's Voyages

Color: Black & White

7 x 9.8 inches
17.8 x 24.9 cm

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


Condition: A

Damp stain in margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/6/2002