Auction 171, Lot 649

"Persicum Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1613 (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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A nice impression with minor toning along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title printed at top enters the map at top.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/6/2019

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