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Moll, Herman (1654-1732).
This Map of South America...
Engraved map with original hand color in full on two sheets joined.
London c. 1719.
From The World described; or a New and Correct Sett of Maps...
24 3/4" x 40 1/4" sheet, 30" x 47" framed.
To the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Sunderland....This Map of South America, large 2-sheet map extending from the Solomon Islands in the Pacific to West Africa, with an inset view of Potosi, a peculiar conical mountain in Peru, rich in silver, lower left, and large title vignette by George Vertue after Bernard Lens, of native costume figures with gold nuggets and silver ingots at their feet, before a landscape with waterfall, rock-cut bridge and a pair of erupting volcanoes, lower right, engraved map with hand-colouring, on two sheets, joined

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Moll Map of South America

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Apr 6, 2019