Auction 159, Lot 579

"[Map of the Middle East/Persian Gulf] Pour le Memoire de M. D'Anville sur le Golfe Persiq?", Delahaye, Guillaume Nicolas

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Memoires de Litterature Tires des Registres de l'Academie Royale...Tome XXX

Color: Black & White

13.4 x 8.4 inches
34 x 21.3 cm

Map covers the Persian Gulf region and extends into the interior of Iran. Depicts topography, the river systems, and coastal place names. Includes insets of the vicinity of Basra at the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers as well as the Strait of Hormuz. Includes six distance scales below the map. Accompanied by a page of related text by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville entitled "Recherches Geographiques sur le Golfe Persique, et sur les Bouches de L'Euphrate et du Tigre."


Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with minor faint offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2016