Auction 110, Lot 586

"Description de l'Empire du Sophi des Perses tiree en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, et en partie de plusieurs et diverses Relations", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1658 (circa)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 15.2 inches
52.1 x 38.6 cm

Attractive map of the Persian Empire covering the region of present-day Kuwait, Iraq, and Iran with a part of the Arabian Peninsula. The map is fully engraved to show mountains as well as cities and villages. Decorative title cartouche. Engraved by I. Somer.

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Condition: B

Light scattered foxing and a couple of minor printer's creases.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/2/2005

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