LOT 924
SOLD €340,00

[South America] (Herman) Moll. To the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Sunderland

(...) This Map of South America, according to the newest and most exact observation. Ca. 1730. Engr. map on linen w. handcol. inset and cartouche, map itself handcol. in outline. On 2 joined sheets, total 60 x 98 cm.

Large map extending from the Solomon Islands in the Pacific to West Africa, focusing on South America. W. an inset view on lower left of Potosi, a peculiar conical mountain in Peru, rich in silver, and a large cartouche on the lower right by George Vertue after Bernard Lens, of native peoples w. gold nuggets and silver ingots at their feet in front of a landscape w. a waterfall and a pair of erupting volcanoes. Rolled, former folds professionally restored, sl. browned.

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