"Perse", Peeters, Jacques
Subject: Persia - Iran
Period: 1692 (published)
Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde
Color: Hand Color
6.2 x 5.2 inches
15.7 x 13.2 cm
Finely engraved small map of the Persian Empire filled with place names and decorated with a simple cartouche and armorial shield. The Persian Gulf is named Golfe de Balsora, named after the city of Basra in present-day Iraq, located along the Shatt-Al-Arab waterway, which empties into the gulf.
A crisp impression with light toning and soiling along the edges of the sheet.