"Nova Imperii Persici delineato juxta recentiss, et accuratiss. Observat. Adriani Relandi", Seutter, Matthias
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.6 x 19.2 inches
57.4 x 48.8 cm
Handsome map of the Persian Empire including the region between the Black and Caspian sea, part of Iraq and a bit of the Arabian peninsula. The large (uncolored) title cartouche features an Asian queen with her attendants, soldiers and a figure representing Justice. Above the scale of miles is a finely engraved vignette depicting pearl harvesting.
Short fold separation in lower margin. Lovely original color.