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Auction 145, Lot 696

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

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Geographise en Historische Werelt Beschryving…

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 7.6 inches
24.4 x 19.3 cm
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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. d'Winter and decorated with a wreath-style cartouche.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII F bis.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a couple of tiny spots and toning in top blank margin. The top margin has been extended with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 6/12/2013