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  AMERICA 
 North America 

MOLL, Herman. [Striking two-sheet map of North America]
To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers... this Map of North America... is humbly dedicated... London: Thomas Bowles, John Bowles & Philip Overton, c.1732. Original outline colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined, total 590 x 960mm., Top centre fold reinforced on verso, wide margins, a very good example.
Moll's large format map of North America, with a large title/dedication cartouche engraved by George Vertue, a view of a Newfoundland fishery and ten inset plans of harbours. On the map California is an island, with a caption stating that 'New Albion' (the northern part of the island) is 'laid down According to the Observations made by St. Francis Drake AD 1578'. Moll also takes trouble to publicise the route and schedule of the Spanish treasure ships from Vera Cruz and Cartagena to Havana. McLAUGHLIN: 192.
[Ref: 10977]    £4,250.00 ($5,478 • €4,815 rates)


 West Indies 

MOLL, Herman. [The Island of Barbados]
A New Map of the Island of Barbadoes, Containing All ye Parishes and Principal Plantations; together with ye Forts, Lines, Batteries, Roads &c. London, 1736. 185 x 265mm.
A highly detailed map of Barbados showing roads, paths, villages, settlements and other man-made and natural features.
[Ref: 16947]    £225.00 ($290 • €255 rates)


  ASIA 
 China 

MOLL, Herman. [18th century English map of China & Japan]
The Empire of China and Island of Japan. London: Thomas Bowles & John Bowles, c.1730. Coloured. 260 x 255mm.
China and Japan, with an almost-square Korea and Chinese Tartary. Above Japan is the semi-mythical islands of 'Jesso' and 'Company's Island'. Above Japan a text reads 'Whether Japan be an Island, or joyned to ye Land of Jesso, is mot yet determined...'. From Moll's 'Atlas minor or a new and curious set of sixty-two maps, in which are shewn all the empires, kingdoms, countries, states, in all the known parts of the earth, with their bounds, divisions, chief cities & towns, the whole composed & laid down agreable to modern history'.
[Ref: 17848]    £550.00 ($709 • €623 rates)


 Philippines 

MOLL, Herman. [Early 18th century map of the Philippines]
The Philippine Islands and others of the East Indies, According to ye Newest Observations London, 1710. Coloured. 185 x 265mm.
Moll's map of South East Asia and the Philippine archipelago.
[Ref: 18971]    £250.00 ($322 • €283 rates)


 Near East 

MOLL, Herman. [Two-sheet map of the Turkish Empire]
The Turkish Empire in Europe, Asia and Africa, Divided into all its Governments, together with the Other Territories that are Tributary to it, as also the Dominions of ye Emperor of Marocco. London: Herman Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles & John King, c.1730. London: Herman Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles & John King, c.1730. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 610 x 1010mm. Restoration to binding folds and tears.
Moll's large-format map of the Turkish Empire, also covering the whole Mediterreanean, first published 1714. There are inset prospects of Constantinople, Smirna and Jerusalem, and three views of the Holy Sepulcre. TIBBETTS: 202.
[Ref: 16842]    £2,800.00 ($3,609 • €3,172 rates)


 Arabia 

MOLL, Herman. [18th century English map of Arabia]
Arabia Agreable to Modern History. London, c.1730. Coloured, 210 x 270mm.
A map of Arabia engraved by Hermann Moll for Salmon's 'Modern History: or, the Present State of All Nations'. Of interest is the pilgrims' route from Basra to Mecca, with wells marked.
[Ref: 16999]    £380.00 ($490 • €431 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 

MOLL, Herman. [Scarce 17th century map of the British Isles]
England, Scotland; & Irelandm With the Iles Thereto Belonging. London: Robert Scott, 1681. 215 x 175mm.
A map of the British Isles and North Sea engraved by Herman Moll for 'A New Geography, with Maps to each Country', part of Sir Jonas Moore's 'A New Systeme of the Mathematicks'. Not listed in Shirley, but Moore's book mentioned in the biography of Moll.
[Ref: 15819]    £380.00 ($490 • €431 rates)


  EUROPE 

MOLL, Herman. [Moll's two-sheet map of Europe]
To Her most Sacred Majesty Carolina, Queen of Great Britain, France & Ireland, This Map of Europe According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations is most Humbly Dedicated... London, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles, Philip Overton & John King, c.1730. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined, total 595 x 975mm. Some restoration to binding folds.
Moll's large antique map of Europe, dedicated to Queen Caroline, queen consort of King George II, whose portrait appears in the title/dedication cartouche along with allegorical figures representing the four continents. Despite the date of 1708 in the imprint, Caroline became queen in 1727. In the original state the portrait and dedication was to Queen Anne. Bottom right is an inset map showing the canal built by Peter the Great of Russia enabling boats to cross between the Caspian Sea and the Sea of Azov. There must have been considerable interest from speculators for Moll to have included this.
[Ref: 12122]    £1,500.00 ($1,934 • €1,700 rates)


 Poland 

MOLL, Herman. [Scarce 17th century English map of Poland]
Poland. London: Robert Scott, 1681. 175 x 215mm. Trimmed close to printed border on right by binder.
A map of Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine, engraved by Herman Moll for 'A New Geography, with Maps to each Country', part of Sir Jonas Moore's 'A New Systeme of the Mathematicks'.
[Ref: 15818]    £600.00 ($773 • €680 rates)


 Italy 

MOLL, Herman. [Moll's two-sheet map of Italy]
A New Map of Italy Distinguishing all the Sovereignties in it... 1714. London, Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles, Philip Overton & John King, c.1730. Original colour with additions. 620 x 1020mm. Some restoration.
Large antique map of Italy with a decorative title cartouche. The three inset views relate to volcanoes, showing Vesuvius, Etna, and Mt Æolius.
[Ref: 12123]    £1,400.00 ($1,805 • €1,586 rates)


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