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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 665

    MOLL, Herman (d. 1732). A New Description of England and Wales, With the Adjacent Islands. London: H. Moll (and others), 1724. 2°. 2 folding engraved general maps of England and Wales, title printed in red and black, 48 engraved county maps, one folding (upper forecorner of title torn away just touching engraved frame, map of Derbyshire detached and torn without loss, some wax spillage on verso of map of Cornwall visible on recto, some light spotting and staining). Contemporary panelled calf (rebacked and heavily rubbed). Provenance: "Hill Boothby, June 4th, 1736" (inscription at head of preface); occasional early annotation, most extensively to verso of map of Cornwall. Chubb CLXI.

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    MOLL, Herman (d. 1732). A New Description of England and Wales, With the Adjacent Islands. London: H. Moll (and others), 1724. 2°. 2 folding engraved general maps of England and Wales, title printed in red and black, 48 engraved county maps, one folding (upper forecorner of title torn away just touching engraved frame, map of Derbyshire detached and torn without loss, some wax spillage on verso of map of Cornwall visible on recto, some light spotting and staining). Contemporary panelled calf (rebacked and heavily rubbed). Provenance: "Hill Boothby, June 4th, 1736" (inscription at head of preface); occasional early annotation, most extensively to verso of map of Cornwall. Chubb CLXI.


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