Auction 139, Lot 569

"Persia sive Sophorum Regnum cum Armenia Assyria Mesopotamia et Babylonia", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 8 inches
25.9 x 20.3 cm

Charming small map covering the region from the Mediterranean to Pakistan, including the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf, and part of the Arabian Peninsula. It is fully engraved with mountains, forests, many ancient place names and adorned with a decorative title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed with a binding trim at bottom left that has been repaired with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012

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