Auction 129, Lot 741

"Persicum Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1608 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 5.5 inches
18.3 x 14 cm

Reduced from Hondius' folio map of the Persian Empire, this small map shows the region from the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf. The map is filled with place names and pictorial topography and is adorned with strapwork cartouches for the title and scale of miles. French text on verso.


Condition: B+

Faint damp stain at lower right, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 9/23/2009