"A New & Accurate Map of Persia, with the Adjacent Countries. Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps &c. The Whole Being Regulated by Astronl. Observations", Bowen, Emanuel
Period: 1747 (circa)
Publication: A Complete System of Geography
Color: Hand Color
16.5 x 13.6 inches
41.9 x 34.5 cm
This fine map of the Persian Empire is packed with detail of the topography, cities, towns and roads. It covers the region from the Caucasus through present-day Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche and a small compass rose.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-2a #39.
A nice impression with good margins, and light toning and a few small abrasions along centerfold.