London, 1709. Map. Item #38935
Map. 1st Edition. Framed and matted. 9 X 7.5 inches. In English. An original copper-engraved map of Palestine by the legendary cartographer Herman Moll circa 1709, and later hand-colored. “Herman Moll (1654 –1732) , was a London cartographer, engraver, and publisher…. Moll's exact place of origin is unknown, although his birth year is generally accepted to be the year 1654. He moved to England in 1678 and opened a book and map store in London… Moll's maps were in his lifetime and after very influential, and are still among the most sought after aesthetic engravings in the history of cartography. ” (Wikipedia, 2017) OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek) . Also digitized at NLI, see: Laor 499. Very good condition. (ART-26-5).