"Persicum Regnum", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Persia - Iran
Period: 1607 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 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. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.
Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.