North & South America New England Brazil 1713 Moll miniature map hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(North America, South America, New England, Florida, New Spain, Brazil, Peru, Amazon River, Magellan Island, Tierra del Fuego, California as an Island).
Issued 1713, London by H. Moll.
Charming early 18th century engraved miniature map with beautiful hand color.
Of interest for the prominent depiction of California as an island. Note how Land of Jesso is seen northwest of Califronia, a huge partial outline of the coast of New Zealand at lower left.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Original centerfold.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8" H x 9 3/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 5 3/4" H x 7 5/8" W.
McLaughlin, Mapping of California as an Island, 173.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.