Moll, Herman
1736

Original Antique Polar Map of the North Pole

A Map of the North Pole with all the territories that lye near it, known to us etc. According to the latest discoveries and most exact observations. Agreeable to Modern History. By H. Moll Geographer.

DESCRIPTION: Fine original antique 18th-century polar map of the North Pole annotated with observations and facts regarding early exploration of the north polar region. This striking polar projection shows Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen, Nova Zembla, portions of North America and Northern Europe. Text blocks at right and left detail the sun's movement at high latitudes and the explorations of the polar region by Frobisher, Davis and others

Printed for Tho: Bowles next ye Chapter House in St. Pauls Church Yard, & John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill, London

Herman Moll (1654-1732) was a publisher, cartographer, and engraver who operated a book and map store in London.

CREATOR: Moll, Herman

PUBLICATION DATE: 1736

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: World- Northern Hemisphere

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CONDITION: Very Good.  Quite presentable. Strong impression and platemark. On chain-laid watermarked paper. Old owners stamp in upper right margin. Hint of age toning and two unobtrusive small spots. Bottom margin short but adequate. Washed.

COLORING: Original outline hand color.

ENGRAVER: Moll

SIZE: 11 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1

PRICE: $425

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