Auction 173, Lot 483

"General Maps of Persia 1477-1925",

Subject: References, Persia

Period: 2005 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.3 x 14.8 inches
28.7 x 37.6 cm

Fifteen years in the making, Dr. Cyrus Alai's comprehensive reference is the first published study on maps of Persia/Iran. After a brief introduction, the book is divided into two main sections: Ptolemaic maps and general and regional maps of Persia. The book covers 415 maps with 199 illustrated plates, most in color. As Tony Campbell says in the foreword, "Whether you are an interested amateur, a cartographic historian or a librarian, you can be assured that you will have seen nothing like this book before." Volume 80 of the Handbook of Oriental Studies series. Published in Brielle. Hardbound with an illustrated cover and dust jacket. 317 pp.


Condition: A+

Like new with minor wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/5/2019