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Auction 95, Lot 302

"Persici Vel Sophorum Regni Typus", Hondius, Jodocus

Subject: Iran

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 13.7 inches
49.8 x 34.8 cm
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Impressive map of the Persian Empire filled with mountains, rivers lakes, and villages Large strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches with splendid original color, highlighted in gold. French text on verso. Color is slightly oxidized and there is a small, old manuscript brown ink notation written in the region of Northern Iraq.


Condition: B

Couple of unobtrusive printer's creases. Tear in top margin and old paper patch in bottom margin on the recto.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/13/2001