Catalog Archive
Auction 181, Lot 581

"Verschiedene Prospecte der Vornemsten Stadten in Persien samt Vorderst Einer Unsern dem Caspischen Meer...", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Cities in Middle East

Period: 1762 (circa)

Publication: Stadt Atlas

Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm

This magnificent sheet contains 15 bird's-eye views of important cities in Persia and the Caucasus region. Each view includes either a brief description or a lettered key identifying several locations. The cities are:

Astrakhan (Russia)
Derbent (Russia)
Tbilisi (Georgia)
Kars (Turkey)
Erzurum (Turkey)
Baku (Azerbaijan)
Soltaniyeh (Iran)
Schamachia (Azerbaijan)
Yerevan (Armenia)
Shiraz (Iran)
Kandahar (Afghanistan)
Ardabil (Iran)
Kashan (Iran)
Isfahan (Iran)
Bandar Abbas (Iran)


Condition: A

Excellent impression with contemporary color that has been lightly refreshed. There is a printer's crease at top, a centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $400

Closed on 2/10/2021