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Auction 183, Lot 467

"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
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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.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.PEET-1a #36.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning and soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/9/2021