THE WORLD IN PLANISPHERE
Very attractive double-hemisphere map with California depicted as an island.
Decorative banner contains title. In the center of the banner there is a smaller sphere showing the North Pole. This map shows a number of place names along with the names of the seas. Many islands are shown, inlcuding New Holland (Australia) lacking an east coast and New Zealand.
excellent hand colour
very good condition
code : M3115
Cartographer : MOLL Herman
Date : 1695 London
Size : 31*20 cms sheet 17*19.5 cms just map
availability : Sold
Price : Sold
Herman Moll (1654? - 1732) was an important 18th century map publisher and engraver based in London and Holland
He moved to London in 1680 where he worked as an engraver for Moses Pitt, among other London map publishers. Around the turn of the century, Moll set up his own shop where he produced a large corpus of work known for its high quality and decorative flair.