A POCKET COMPANION OF IRELAND
Cartographer: MOLL Herman
Date: 1732 / 6 London
Size: 30.5*28 cms
Beautifully engraved copper plate chart shows the island filled with towns and villages, roads, markets, bogs, Bishoprics, political divisions, and more. Simple title cartouche, but elaborate dedication cartouche "To His Grace Charles Duke of Grafton Lord Leutenant of Ireland…". Two compass roses align the map. The distance scales mark off Irish and English miles.
Folding as issued. Mint condition, strong impression and clean paper
This is a larger version of the earlier 1729 issue and it appears rarer.
Published In: Atlas minor: or a new and curious set of sixty-two maps, in which are shewn all the empires, kingdoms, countries, states, in all the known parts of the earth; with their bounds, divisions, chief cities & towns, the whole composed & laid down agreable to modern history. By Herman Moll, Geographer. (3rd ed.) London, Printed for Thos. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard & John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill (1736?)
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