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Auction 115, Lot 682

"Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1672 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 10.8 inches
34.3 x 27.4 cm

Handsome map showing the Persian Empire during the time of the Safavid dynasty, based on Blaeu's map of the region. It covers the region from the Caucasus to India with the Persian Gulf coastline of the Arabian peninsula. There is good detail of hundreds of tiny villages. The map is beautifully decorated with two figural cartouches.


Condition: B

Bit of faint scattered foxing, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 6/21/2006