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Auction 116, Lot 738

"Persici vel Sophorum Regni Tipus", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

10 x 7.4 inches
25.4 x 18.8 cm
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Small map of Persia, from the Cloppenburgh edition of the Mercator Atlas Minor. Centered on Persia, the map also shows present-day Iraq and Afghanistan. Filled with scores of place names, details of the Persian Gulf, and more. Latin text on verso. Square title cartouche surrounded by a tent.


Condition: B

Good impression with original margins. Light water stains at upper and lower margins into map, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/20/2006