Auction 111, Lot 643

"Carte de Perse dessee pour l'usage du Roy", Delisle/Buache

Subject: South Central Asia

Period: 1745 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.2 x 19.1 inches
61.5 x 48.5 cm

Handsome map of the region stretching from the Caucasus through Afghanistan and from the Arabian Desert to the Indus River. The map is filled with impressive detail including roads, bridges, forts, cities, villages, watering places and much else of interest. Originated by Delisle in 1724, this edition is by Buache with his imprint in lower right border.


Condition: A

Nice impression with original color. Some minor defects in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400


Closed on 6/8/2005