Auction 108, Lot 550

"Imperii Persici in Omnes saus Provincias (tam veteribus quam modernix earundem nominibus Signatas) Exacte Divisi Nova Tbula Geographica, quam ex praecipuis Olearii, Tavernieri, Relandi aliorumque recentium Authorum Scriptis concinnatam…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Persia

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus Terrarum…

Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19 inches
57.7 x 48.3 cm

Striking map of the Persian Empire, which includes present-day Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Two large pictorial cartouches graphically depicting the cultural attainments of the empire. The map is filled with detail of towns, mountains, forests, caravan routes, and a village scene engraved in the Turkistan region.

References: Phillips (A) #5959-3-113.

Condition: B

Fine crisp impression with minor toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/29/2004