Auction 102, Lot 434

"Tabula Itineris Decies Mille Graecorum sub Cyro contra fratrem Suum Artaxerxem Regem Persarum…", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1653 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 15.8 inches
48.3 x 40.1 cm

This nicely engraved map features the expedition of Cyrus the Great (558-528 B.C.) the founder of the Persian Empire. Shows expedition route of conquest from the Eastern Mediterranean through Turkey to Armenia and Babylon. Two beautifully colored decorative cartouches grace the map.

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Condition: A+

Crisp impression on full sheet with large watermark. A couple of tiny spots, still fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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