Auction 142, Lot 624

"Carte de l'Empire de Perse Dressee sur les Cartes du Sr. d'Anville", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.6 x 18.7 inches
59.9 x 47.5 cm

This large map of the Persian Empire extends into present day Iraq and the Caucasus. Political boundaries are delineated and there is good detail of towns, rivers, lakes and topography. Decorated with a fine title cartouche.

References:

Condition: B+

Original outline color on watermarked paper with wide margins, centerfold toning, and some spots along the centerfold.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/28/2012

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