Auction 148, Lot 634

"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.

Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 2/19/2014