"Persia sive Sophorum Regnum", Montanus, Arnoldus
Subject: Persia - Iran
Period: 1680 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm
This handsome map shows 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.
There is some faint uneven toning, else very good.