Catalog Archive
Auction 184, Lot 645

"Description de l'Empire du Sophi des Perses Tiree en Partie en l'Arabe de Nubie, et en Partie de Plusieurs et Diverses Relations", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1658 (circa)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde

Color: Hand Color

20.6 x 15.4 inches
52.3 x 39.1 cm
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This handsome map of the Persian Empire extends from the Caspian Sea to the Arabian Sea, and as far east as the Indus River. Decorated with a lovely cartouche and engraved by Jean Somer.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A [7]

Condition: B+

A nice impression with a minor printer's crease at bottom center, some light damp stains at top, and chips in the top corners of the sheet (outside of the image) that have been professionally replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/15/2021