Auction 88, Lot 307

"Magni Mogolis Imperium", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: South-central Asia

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.5 inches
52.1 x 41.9 cm

Fine copper engraved map of the region from Iran through Tibet, and northern India to Burma. The travel route from Kabul to Surat is the most prominent feature of the map. Richly decorated with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches, a dedication with coat of arms, sailing ships, and elephants and camels in the interior. Lovely color and condition.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $600

Closed on 10/2/1999

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