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Auction 176, Lot 594

"New Map of Persia Divided into Its Provinces from the Latest Authorities", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Persia & the Caucasus

Period: 1782 (circa)

Publication: Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 15 inches
34.3 x 38.1 cm
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This attractive map covers the Persian Empire, which included the Caucasus, the Caspian Sea and the region of present-day Afghanistan. The map features handsome engraving and is filled with great detail, characteristic of Kitchin's cartography. Decorated with a fine title cartouche and small compass rose. Filled with place names including the regions of Georgia, Armenia, Fars, Kerman, Mekran, and Korasan. Extends to the east into Western Tartary and to the west to include Baghdad.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #281 [3].

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint damps stains at left and a few minor extraneous creases.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 2/12/2020