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Antique map of Belgium called the Spanish Netherlands

Antique map of the Spanish Netherlands

Engraving by Moll - Morden circa 1701. (with text below and verso)

Condition: Good, some age discolouration to outer edges.

Title: An antique map of Belgium
Medium: 18th century engraving. Image Size: 180 x 185mm, 7 x 7.25". approx.
Order No. 1843 Price: SOLD Paper Size: 320 x 207mm, 12.5 x 8.25 " approx.
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Herman Moll (fl. 1688-1732)

A Dutch engraver, came to England about 1680 and by the end of the seventeenth century had set up his own business and become a leading geographer and publisher. He produced many maps of all parts of the world, ranging from roads to continents and was associated with Greenville Collins and John Seller.

His work varied from miniatures to very decorative large maps as well as atlases. His work enjoyed a high reputation, much of it copied from other publishers.

Published the following atlases:
A General Atlas 1700 re-issued 1730.
A System of Geography 1701.
Fifty six New and Accurate Maps of Great Britain (after Robert Morden).
Atlas Manuale - A New Set of Maps of all the parts of the Earth 1709.
The South part of Great Britain called England and Wales 1710.
Atlas Geographicus 1711-17.
The North part of Great Britain called Scotland (after Thomas Bowles).
A new map of Great Britain 1715.
A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye Continent of North America 1726 - 40.

A New and Complete Atlas 1719 - 36 (also titled The World Described).
New Description of England and Wales 1724. (Also Known as - A set of fifty New and Correct Maps of England and Wales 1728).
New Description of England and Wales 1739, 1747, and 1753.
Atlas Minor 1727.

Robert Morden fl. 1668 - 1703

He occupied premises in New Cheapside and Cornhill where he carried on business under the sign of The Atlas as map, bookseller and maker of instruments and globes. He produced paying cards, maps of various parts of the world and a series of county maps for an issue of Camden's Britannia; a new translation by Doctor Edmund Gibson in 1695. Gibson, only 26 at the time, later became Bishop of London.

Other Works by Herman Moll and Robert Morden

Antique map of Belgium called the Spanish Netherlands

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