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Sanson map of Persian Empire 1650  

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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, Nicolas


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Copper-engraved map, hand-colored in outline. 39.5x52 cm (15½x20½").

Map of the Persian Empire covering the region of present-day Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, and part of the Arabian Peninsula, extending eastward to encompass Afghanistan and Baluchistan and much of Pakistan. The map is fully engraved to show mountains as well as cities and villages. Engraved by I. Somer.

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Light stains at left and right margins just crossing the neat line mild ill-creasing along centerfold; very good.

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