Auction 145, Lot 655

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

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 8.2 inches
25.9 x 20.8 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: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-8a [36].

Condition: B+

Attractive color with a hint of offsetting and light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 6/12/2013