Auction 117, Lot 751

"Persici vel Sophorum Regni Typus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

This beautiful little map covering the Persian Empire was engraved by Peter van den Keere (Petrus Kaerius) for Jansson's new edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor. It is decorated with fine title and scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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