"Provinciarum Persicarum Kilaniae nempe Chirvaniae Dagestaniae…", Homann, Johann Baptist
Subject: Caspian Sea - Caucasus
Period: 1740 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.2 x 19 inches
56.4 x 48.3 cm
Beautiful map of the south part of the Caspian sea with the Caucasus and Turkmenistan. Inset with a fine view of the city of Baku (the former Tereki) in a decorative cartouche. Further embellished in Homann's bold style with a large pictorial title cartouche, scales cartouche, and an array of ships in the sea.
Margins slightly trimmed probably in a previous binding.