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Auction 189, Lot 576

"Carte de l'Empire de Perse Dressee sur les Cartes du Sr. D'Anville", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel...

Color: Hand Color

23.7 x 18.9 inches
60.2 x 48 cm
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This striking map of the Persian Empire extends into present day Iraq and the Caucasus. Political boundaries are delineated, and there is good detail of towns, rivers, lakes, and topography. A decorative title cartouche appears in the top right corner.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with a coat of arms watermark. There is a tiny centerfold split in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2022