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    Herman Moll. To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers... This Map of North America. [London: I. Bowles, circa 1720]. Original large-format map of North America with California as an island. Two sheets (24.5 x 39.125 inches; 622 x 994 mm. (sight)). Mounted to a clear backing board and framed for an overall size of 31.75 x 46.5 inches. Some hand coloring, including Jamaica, parts of the Hudson Bay and some borders in South America. Linen backed. Edges and folds worn with some fold separation and chipping at the edges (worst at the centerfold), all stabilized; light soiling along creases; marginal wear and soiling. About very good, not inspected out of frame. Elaborate cartouches with ten detailed legends of various ports, harbors and bays, including Boston and Havana.

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    September, 2018
    13th Thursday
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