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A Map of the World Shewing the Course of Mr. Dampiers Voyage Round it: From 1679 to 1691; Captain William Dampier's Voyage
London: Knapton, James, 1699. unbound. Moll, Herman. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 6.5" x 11.25". Page measures 7.25" x 11.25" Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 6.5" x 11.25". Page measures 7.25" x 11.25".A Map of the World. From 'Voyages and Descriptions', Volume II of 'Voyages and Descriptions in Three Parts, viz.' by Captain William Dampier. Dotted line on map indicates Dampier's route. Title reads "A Map of the World Shewing the Course of Mr. Dampiers Voyage Round it: From 1679 to 1691". Some staining and foxing to image, some chips to edges. Shows wear at original folds, with repairs to tops and bottoms of folds. Right margin trimmed.Of German or Dutch origin, Herman Moll (c. 1654-1732) settled in London in the 1670's where he worked as an engraver for Moses Pitt. By the turn of the century, Moll became the foremost map publisher in England, where he produced Atlases and maps. As an engraver, cartographer, mapseller and globemaker he appealed to the public with his unusual views and vignettes. As the demand for his work was sustained, he issued many revised editions of his work. Hard to find.
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