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The Cartographer and the Literati: Herman Moll and His Intellectual Circle
A study of one of Britain's leading prolific engravers, cartographers and geographers, Herman Moll (1654?-1732). This text puts his life and work into the historical context of late-17th/early-18th-century London, at the dawn of the British Empire. Examined also is the often symbiotic interaction of Moll with his circle: Daniel Defoe; Jonathan Swift, Robert Hooke, John Loc...more
Hardcover, 180 pages
Published June 28th 1997 by Edwin Mellen Press
(first published June 1997)
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