Lot 373 of 522:
Scarce map of Caspian region  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$312.50
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Nova Maris Caspii et Regionis Usbeck cum Provincijs Adjacentibus Vera Delineatio...

Author:
Maas, Abraham

Place:
Nuremberg

Publisher:
Homann Heirs

Date:
1735

Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored; uncolored pictorial cartouche. 49x58.7 cm (17¼x23").

Scarce map of the Caspian Sea and its surroundings, from the Volga River in the northwest to Kandahar in the southeast. Political divisions are delineated, many towns and cities are named, roads are traced, and the topography and waterways of the region are rendered in fine detail. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Map with crease through Caspian and adjacent regions, light stain at lower left corner of the map, a few small marginal chips, spot of damage to left neat line; very good.


 
Item number:
307134
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