London: John & Eliz. Nutt, 1716. First printing. Hardcover. The section on "Terra Australis" from Moll's 5 volume work, including the title page for Vol V, iv, 22pp, with the folding Moll map of Australia entitled "New Guinea, New Britain, and New Holland &c.", one of the earliest English maps devoted to the Australian continent (Tooley p 122, no 90). Includes The entire "Terra Australis Incognita" part, a most interesting compilation from various sources, the Australian information "according to Luyts". This includes Diemens Land, New Zealand, Carpentaria, New Guinea, and finally New Holland. Includes Australian locations named Carpentary, Country of Diemens, The Kingdom of Beach, Lucat & Maletur, New Holland in Six Parts viz Country of Lewennen, Edels, Nuits, Concords, De Wit's Land and Arnent.
Outsize 8vo, (iv), 1-22pp. Text with a crescent shaped waterstain, which has not penetrated the map. Sewed into a modern full dark brown calf binding with gilt title on spine "America 1717". Subtitle - With the discoveries and improvements of the best Spanish, Dutch, French and English authors and travelers, ancient and modern, to this time; with about 30 new maps, cuts, Sansons tables, &c. as may be seen in the Catalogues thereof annex'd to the Index. The maps done by Herman Moll, geographer, in which are all the latest observations. Europe is two volumes, Asia the third, Africa the fourth, and this the fifth. Vol. V. To which is added, a Catalogue of the maps, cuts, and Sansons tables in all the five volumes, and a description of Bosnia, by omission left out in Europe. In the Savoy: Printed by Eliz. Nutt, for John Nicholson at the King's Arms in Little Britain: and sold by John Morphew near Stationers-Hall ... MDCCXVII. Where may be had Numb. 1, to 17. (Price 1 s. each.). Printed in double columns./ Apparently issued originally in monthly numbers. OCLC: 3923611. Very good condition. Item #14009