Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 273

Price Realized: $ 22,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
MOLL, HERMAN. [The World Described.] 30 engraved multiple-sheet folding maps with original outline hand-color. Tall folio, 25x14 inches, period boards, rebacked and worn; maps on aged linen with some splits and separations, moderate staining and offsetting, small scattered losses mostly keeping to margins and along fold areas, several maps with more significant areas of loss (Hemispheric World, Africa, North Britain, Germany, France, Upper Italy). Maps appearing in later or final states. Provenance: eighteenth-century U.S. Representative Samuel Sitgreaves by family descent, Easton, PA. requires restoration, should be seen. London, circa 1735 or after