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Auction 157, Lot 631

"Persia sive Sophorum Regnum cum Armenia Assyria Mesopotamia et Babilonia", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1667 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10 x 7.9 inches
25.4 x 20.1 cm

This charming small map covers the region from the Mediterranean to Pakistan, including the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf, and part of the Arabian Peninsula. The map is fully engraved with mountains, forests, and many ancient place names. It is adorned with a decorative title cartouche.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-5a #32.

Condition: A

A nice dark impression with a few tiny rust spots and a short edge tear that just enters the neatline at right that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 5/4/2016