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Devonshire by Herman Moll circa 1724

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18th century map of Devon by Moll
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Detailed and highly decorative early 18th century map of Devonshire by Herman Moll. Probably from the second edition of A New Description of England and Wales dated circa 1724. Features archeological and historical illustrations to the borders including the first two versions of the Edystone Lighthouse.

Condition: Good bold imprint, later hand colouring, some age discolouration, reasonable margins, slight loss to bottom left corner.

Title: An antique map of Devonshire dated 1724
Medium: Hand coloured engraving. Image Size: 185 x 310mm, 7.25 x 12.25" approx.
Order No. 2786 Price: SOLD Paper Size: 235 x 350mm, 9.25 x 13.75 " 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.

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18th century map of Devonshire by Herman Moll

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