Auction 124, Lot 629

"'T Ryk van Persien", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm

This is a reduced version of the elder Sanson's map of the Persian Empire covering the region of present-day Kuwait, Iraq and Iran, with a part of the Arabian Peninsula. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter and decorated with a wreath-style cartouche.


Condition: A+

Lovely impression on a sheet of strong laid paper.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/7/2008