Auction 111, Lot 606

"Imperii Persici in Omnes suas Provincias…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Persia

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.2 inches
58.4 x 48.8 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:

Condition: A

Dark impression and fine original color. Minor soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/8/2005

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