Auction 102, Lot 469

"Bokhara, Cabool, Beloochistan &c.", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.4 x 15.5 inches
31.5 x 39.4 cm

Superb map of the region packed with detail. There are roads, trails, forts, ruins and wells with interesting notations including the number of days journey with laden camels between major cities. Notations of mountainous roads, as well as the location where Noah's Ark is said to have rested. The map extends to the Arabian Sea and includes the bordering regions of Pakistan and Iran.

References:

Condition: A

Minor edge toning.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $55

Closed on 3/5/2003

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