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Persia / Armenia / Iran / Irak
HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.,  Persicum Regnum., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S. - Persicum Regnum.
London, 1625, Uncoloured.. 145x180mm. In good condition. Right hand margin cut into scale border, as issued.
The rare Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor atlas map. Early map of Turkey, including Cyprus published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English on both sides. Size of paper: 32x21cm.
In 1625 Samuel Purcha's publi...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J.,  Persici vel sopho rum regni typus., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J. - Persici vel sopho rum regni typus.
Amsterdam, 1628, In original colours.. 351x504mm. Paper slightly age toned and browned. Light discolouration along the centerfold. Good margins.
The focus of this map is the old Kingdom of Persia though the map clearly shows present-day Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan. Of note are the cities: Bagadet (Baghdad), Chabul or Cabul (Kabul) south, and not north, of Candahar (Kandahar) as well as other numerous towns and cities.
The map provides a...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 240)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 81
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Le grand Royaume du Sophi de Perse. (19)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Le grand Royaume du Sophi de Perse. (19).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 126x185mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. Two tiny wormholes in upper part.
Scarce map of Persia, Afghanistan and part of Arabia published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 19 in lower right bottom of the map.

The series of maps is largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's "Trésor des cartes", ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DAPPER, O., De Stadt Ninive., antique map, old maps DAPPER, O. - De Stadt Ninive.
Amsterdam, 1680, Uncolored. 280x365mm. In fine condition with usual age toning.
A striking copper engraving providing a bird’s-eye view of the city and surrounding countryside of Ninive in Iraq.
It is from Olfert Dapper's "De Stadt Ninive" published in 1680 in Amsterdam for "Naukeurige Beschryving van Asie…" ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN,H.,  Description des habits des Persans.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN,H. - Description des habits des Persans..
Amsterdam, ca. 1720, Uncoloured.. 376x437mm. A good and dark impression. Split lower part centerfold repaired. Paper slightly age toned.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.
Ornamented with numerous vignettes showing the costumes of the ancient Persians.
General information about clothing and hairstyle is given in lengthy tables.
Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of H...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J., Carte du Pays ou Probablement a Ete le Paradis Terrestre, la Plaine de Scinhar et la Montagne sur Laquelle L’Arche…, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte du Pays ou Probablement a Ete le Paradis Terrestre, la Plaine de Scinhar et la Montagne sur Laquelle L’Arche…
Paris, 1750, Attractive Colouring. 195x190mm. In good condition with multi folds now flattened out with Japan paper.
A pleasant map detailing the region of present day Iraq and Armenia. It locates the Garden of Eden on the Euphrates River, by Bellin in Paris, published in 1750.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member of the French intellectual group called the 'phi...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 6
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE LA TOUR, L., Carte de la Perse Redigee en Partie d’Apres le Voyage et les Cartes de M. Niebhr., antique map, old maps DE LA TOUR, L. - Carte de la Perse Redigee en Partie d’Apres le Voyage et les Cartes de M. Niebhr.
Paris, 1780, Uncolored. 240x345mm. In fine condition with usual age toning.
An interesting detailed map of the region stretching from the Caucasus through Afghanistan and the Arabian Desert to the Indus River. By Brion de la Tour in Paris in 1780. From Historie Universale.
Louis Brion de la Tour (1756-1823) was the Cartographer Royal to the King of France, his...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MULLER, K. W. L.,  Nearchi Navigatio ab indo ad Euphratem secundum arriani historiam Indicum. . ., antique map, old maps MULLER, K. W. L. - Nearchi Navigatio ab indo ad Euphratem secundum arriani historiam Indicum. . .
Paris, Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1855, In original o/l colours.. 222x1033mm. Steel engraving with delicate water colour outline colouring. Vertical folds as issued. Very fine condition.
Three maps showing the coastline of Iran and Pakistan according to the "Stadiasmus Maris Magni", and prepared by Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Muller (1813-1894) and published in "Geographi Graeci Minores".

The Stadiasmus Maris Magni is an ancient Roman periplus or guidebook detailing the ports sa...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2