"Iran & Turan oder: Persien, Afghanistan, Balutschistan, Turkestan", Perthes, Justus
Subject: Southern Asia
Period: 1877 (dated)
Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas
Color: Hand Color
16 x 12.9 inches
40.6 x 32.8 cm
Beautiful pastel highlighting used to distinguish borders and other remarkable features. Filled with details including cities, rivers, lakes, mountains, canals, railroads, deserts, oasis, and other travel routes. Extends to include some of India, the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf, etc. A finely detail historical look at this region that is recently so much in the news. Hand colored legend gives political holdings of 15 countries. Highly detailed and finely engraved with fine coloring and keyboard style border.