Auction 92, Lot 320

"Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Persia

Period: 1634 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.7 inches
49.5 x 37.3 cm

Handsome map of the Persian Empire fully engraved with mountains, rivers and placenames. The map is richly embellished with a title cartouche surmounted by three Persian gentlemen, a ship sailing in the Indian Ocean and a coat of arms in the dedication cartouche.


Condition: A

Lovely original outline color in the map with fully colored cartouches. Bit of tape stain on paper edges, well away from image.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/13/2000