Auction 98, Lot 376

"Iran & Turan oder: Persien, Afghanistan, Balutschistan, Turkestan", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 3/6/2002

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