Lot 152 of 312:
Moll's Atlas Manuale with 43 double-page maps, 1713  

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Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
Atlas Manuale: or, A new sett of maps of all the parts of the earth... Wherein geography is rectify'd, by reforming the old maps according to the modern observations. And the coasts of all countries are laid down, agreeable to Mr. Edmund Halley's own map

Author:
Moll, Herman

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for J. Churchil ... and T. Childe

Date:
1713

Description:

[2], v, [3] pp. + 43 double-page copper-engraved maps. (8vo) 19.5x13 cm (7¾x5").

Herman Moll's important Atlas Manuale, with a double-hemisphere map of the world showing California as an island; a map of North and South America with the same feature; as also "The Isle of California" which includes much of North America; "The English Empire" in America; with other maps relating to the Americas, maps of the remaining continents, various European, Asian and African nations and regions; etc. Each map has its number (1 through 43) inked on the verso in a fairly early hand. Formerly in the Western Reserve Historical Society library, with bookplate stamped Withdrawn, rubberstamps on the back of each of the maps, a few other markings. Old ownership signature of John Blake to front free endpaper.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers well rubbed, corners showing, spine ends chipped, joints cracked; internally in very good condition, maps quite clean overall.


 
Item number:
302838
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