"A New Map of the Empire of Persia", Laurie & Whittle
Period: 1794 (dated)
Publication: New and Elegant Imperial Sheet Atlas
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 20 inches
57.2 x 50.8 cm
Handsome, large map of the Persian Empire with caravan routes across the desert, place names and tribal divisions. The map is based on D'Anville's cartography with "Additions and Emendations" as noted in the cartouche.
Light toning along centerfold with some minor offsetting. Centerfold separation closed with archival tape.