Auction 108, Lot 552

"A New Map of the Empire of Persia", Laurie & Whittle

Subject: Persia

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: New and Elegant Imperial Sheet Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: B

Light toning along centerfold with some minor offsetting. Centerfold separation closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/29/2004

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