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Auction 188, Lot 622

"A New & Accurate Map of Persia, with the Adjacent Countries. Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps &c. The Whole Being Regulated by Astronl. Observations", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1766 (published)

Publication: The Maps and Charts to the Modern Part of the Universal History

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 13.7 inches
42.7 x 34.8 cm
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This fine map of the Persian Empire is packed with detail of the topography, cities, towns, and roads. It covers the region from the Caucasus through present-day Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche and a small compass rose.

References: cf. McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #17-8 (Vol II); Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-2d #25.

Condition: B+

A sharp impression on a sheet with a fleur-de-lis watermark. There is pleasant light toning and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/22/2022