"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
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.
Nice impression and color with a thin strip of masking tape along the top edge of the sheet on verso, away from the map image, causing some stains in top margin on recto.