Auction 170, Lot 621

"Imperii Persici in Omnes Suas Provincias (tam Veteribus quam Modernis Earundem Nominibus Signatas) Exacte Divisi Nova Tabula Geographica...", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Persia & the Caucasus

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19.1 inches
57.7 x 48.5 cm

This striking map of the Persian Empire includes present-day Iran, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Afghanistan, and part of Pakistan. Two large pictorial cartouches graphically depict the cultural attainments of the empire. The map is filled with detail of towns, mountains, forests, caravan routes, and a quaint village scene is pictured in the Turkistan region.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a watermarked sheet with a couple printer's creases at top right and minor printer's ink residue along the platemark.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/14/2018