Antique Map Auction Sale No. 127 - closed 2/25/2009
Vignettes of Isfahan, Hormuz, Tabris, and Tehran flank the title cartouche of the fine carte-de-figures map of the Persian Empire. The side panels illustrate the social hierarchy of Persian society with superb illustrations of a nobleman, citizen, countryman and Turks with their respective female partners. The English text on the verso has a description of the region, people and history as seen through eyes of a Jacobian English historian. Engraved by Abraham Goos and published by Bassett and Chiswell.