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Auction 174, Lot 677

"A New & Accurate Map of Persia, with the Adjacent Countries, Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps &c. The Whole Being Regulated by Astronl. Observations", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1766 (published)

Publication: The Maps and Charts to the Modern Part of the Universal History

Color: Black & White

16.6 x 13.6 inches
42.2 x 34.5 cm
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This fine map of the Persian Empire is packed with detail of the topography, cities, towns and roads. It covers the region from the Caucasus through present-day Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche and a small compass rose.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-2d #25.

Condition: A

A dark impression issued folding on a watermarked sheet with a damp stain and several tears in the right blank margin, well away from map image.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/11/2019