Catalog Archive
Auction 195, Lot 684

"Imperii Persici in Omnes suas Provincias (tam Veteribus quam Modernis Earundem Nominibus Signatas) Exacte Divisi Nova Tabula Geographica...", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Persia & the Caucasus

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm
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This striking map of the Persian Empire includes present-day Iran, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Afghanistan, and part of Pakistan. Two large pictorial cartouches graphically depict the cultural attainments of the empire. The map is filled with detail of towns, mountains, forests, caravan routes, and a quaint village scene is pictured in the Turkistan region.


Condition: A

A sharp impression with full contemporary color on a bright sheet with the watermarks of Elias Kutter. There are a couple of minor printer's creases, two small wax spots east of the Caspian Sea, and light toning and soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 11/15/2023