c. 1726 – H. Moll – Asia
Title: “To the Right Honourable William Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. This Map of Asia According to ye Newest and Most Exact Observations is Most Humbly Dedicated.”
Very large, detailed and decorative map of Asia and the East Indies with insets of Nova Zembla, the British factories in Chusan and Amoy, the Hellespont, the Gulf of Smyrna and the Hugli River.
The map comes from Herman Moll atlas “The World Described, or a New and Correct Sett of Maps…” published by J. & T. Bowles in London, c. 1726.
Cartographer: Herman Moll (1654 – 1732)
Leaf size: 103 x 64 cm
Year: c. 1726
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Contemporary coloring. Few minor marks and stains. Printed on two sheets, joined. Verso protected with Japanese tissue.
This is an original antique map published circa 1726 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity