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Auction 101, Lot 417

"Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Persia

Period: 1634 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Handsome map of the Persian Empire fully engraved with mountains, rivers and place names. The map is richly embellished with a title cartouche surmounted by three Persian gentlemen, a ship sailing in the Indian Ocean and a coat of arms in the dedication cartouche.

References: Goss p.

Condition: A+

Minor soil in margin, still very fine.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/4/2002