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Auction 185, Lot 644

"Persia, According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1712 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.2 inches
25.4 x 18.3 cm
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This uncommon small map provides a good view of the Persian Empire extending from Georgia to Afghanistan. The map notes the major cities and roads and shows several desert regions including one noted as a "Desart of ten days journey without water and Habitation."

References: cf. Phillips (A) #3477-6.

Condition: A

A dark impression, issued folding, with an archivally repaired edge tear that enters 0.5" into the map image at right.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/17/2021