Auction 96, Lot 398

"Description de l'Empire du Sophi des Perses tiree en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, et en partie de plusieurs et diverses Relations", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 15.2 inches
51.6 x 38.6 cm

Attractive map of the Persian Empire covering the region of present-day Kuwait, Iraq, and Iran with a part of the Arabian peninsula. The map is fully engraved to show mountains as well as cities and villages. Decorative title cartouche. Engraved by I. Somer.

References: Phillips (A) #4260-7.

Condition: B

Slight discoloration & crease along fold.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Unsold

Closed on 9/12/2001

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