Item #M11031 To the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Peterborow, and Monmouth, &c., This Map of Africa, According to ye newest and most exact observations. Herman Moll.

To the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Peterborow, and Monmouth, &c., This Map of Africa, According to ye newest and most exact observations.

London: J. & T. Bowles, c.1720. Notes: Detailed map of Africa by Herman Moll (1654-1732).
A large decorative cartouche in upper right corner depicts natives and wildlife. In the lower left, an inset depicting Cape Coast Castle, James Fort, and the Fort of Good Hope. In the lower right, another inset depicting a view of the Cape of Good Hope. "An unusual feature of the Moll map is a ship's course from England to Surat with engraved lines showing the direction of the winds and arrows indicating the monsoons." (Tooley Africa), Size : 582x972 (mm), 22.91x38.27 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Reference: Tooley Africa 77; Norwich map 67., Category: Maps Africa Continent;. Very Good, with some skillful restorations. Item #M11031

Price: $1,500.00

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