"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 - Iran
Period: 1747 (circa)
Publication: A Complete System of Geography...
Color: Hand Color
16.6 x 13.6 inches
42.2 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.
Watermarked paper with archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom, a few faint stains, and a 1/2" tear just south of Maragheh (<i>Maragha</i>) that has been professionally repaired.