Auction 158, Lot 397

"Regno di Persia", Albrizzi/Tirion

Subject: Central Asia

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo che Contiene Tutte le Parti del Mondo

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.4 x 11.5 inches
36.6 x 29.2 cm

This beautifully and boldly engraved copper plate map covers the region from western Turkey and Arabia through present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. Features fortified cities, cities, towns, rivers and topography. Decorated by a simple block-style title cartouche with three distance scales.

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Condition: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold and faint offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/22/2016

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