Auction 169, Lot 656

"Persicum Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.6 inches
18.5 x 14.2 cm

Reduced from Hondius' folio map of the Persian Empire, this small map shows the region from the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf. The map is filled with place names and pictorial topography and is adorned with strapwork cartouches for the title and scale of miles. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8200:351.

Condition: A

A sharp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2018

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