Auction 98, Lot 95

"New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pensilvania &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1745 (published)

Publication: Osborne's Voyages

Color: Black & White

10 x 7.1 inches
25.4 x 18 cm

Herman Moll's earliest map of New England, originally appearing in John Oldmixon's The British Empire in America in 1708. New York is confined to a narrow strip along the Hudson River and New Jersey is divided into East and West New Jersey. Small compass rose and engraved title block. Great early colonial detail.

References: McCorkle #708-1.

Condition: A

Lightly toned with minor damp stain in bottom margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/6/2002