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Auction 138, Lot 741

"L'Empire du Sophy des Perses", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1652 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

This is a reduced version of 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 A. Peyrounin and decorated with a wreath-style cartouche.


Condition: A+

Watermarked paper.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/7/2011