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Auction 145, Lot 698

"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

Subject: Persia

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 13.6 inches
41.9 x 34.5 cm
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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.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with good margins, and light toning and a few small abrasions along centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 6/12/2013