Auction 122, Lot 728

"A New Map of the Empire of Persia from Monsr. D Anville", Laurie & Whittle

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1794 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.8 inches
57.2 x 50.3 cm

This lovely English version of d'Anville's superb map of the Persian Empire was published by Laurie and Whittle. An area covering roughly the location of modern Iran is shown, divided into smaller provinces. Cities and towns are marked, as well as major roads and geographical features. A simple title cartouche incorporates the four distance scales.


Condition: B

A strong sheet with a dark impression and nice original color. The map has some offsetting and the centerfold is toned.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/5/2007