Auction 133, Lot 590

"Persicum Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 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. English text on verso.

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Condition: A

Faint show-through of text on verso, else fine.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/1/2010

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