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Persia / Armenia / Iran / Irak
FRIES, L., Tabula III Asiae., antique map, old maps FRIES, L. - Tabula III Asiae.
Strassburg, 1522 -1525, uncoloured. 300x370mm. Evenly toned; edges frayed; centrefold discoloured due to glue; with vellum manuscript added paperguard on verso (probably 15th c); some stitch holes; some staining; printing indentations; verso Latin text.
Woodcut engraved map of Armenia on Ptolemaic projection from "Geographia", with maps by Laurens Fries and the text edited by Michael Servetus.
Servatus who was accused of heresy, and when he was burnt at the stake, Calvin ordered that copies of the book should be burnt with him.
Fortunatel...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MÜNSTER, S.,  Tabula Asiae V. (Persia), antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Asiae V. (Persia)
Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545, Uncoloured.. 255x340mm. Woodblock map with letterpress on verso. Paper with usual age-toning. Very good throughout. Paper size 310 x 388mm.
The first edition of Munster's map between the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea, extending from Armenia and Mesopotamia eastward, based upon Claudius Ptolemy which appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540.

The Geographia was a new and important edition of Ptolemy...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Magini, G. A., Persia Regnum sive Sophorum Imperium, antique map, old maps Magini, G. A. - Persia Regnum sive Sophorum Imperium
Venice, 1596, uncoloured. 125x170mm. very good
Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617), Italian mathematician and cartographer. Edited edition of Ptolemy's ' Geographia', 1596.The 'modern' map of the Persian empire. An elegantly engraved map.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 130)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE CLERCK, N.,  Persicum Regnum., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Persicum Regnum.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 95x134mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map of Persia, surrounded by text in Dutch. Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der Rijken Staten, ende vorstendommen des gantsen Aerdbodems… wh...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 130)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
SPEED, John.,  The Kingdome of Persia with the cheef Citties and Habites described., antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - The Kingdome of Persia with the cheef Citties and Habites described.
London, 1676, In original o/l colours.. 395x515mm. Age toned and with some water stains, repairs to centrefold, with some old adhesive residue to verso repairs. Small tear to lower margin (3cm). Old repair to tear upper left margin. Else good.
John Speed's wonderful copperplate map of the Persian Kingdom, as it was towards the end of the seventeenth century. With a title cartouche, and eight side vignettes including a Noble man and women, Country man and woman, a Turkish man and woman etc. There are important city vignettes across the top... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
FILLOEUL, Carte de L’Empire des Assiriens et des Perses., antique map, old maps FILLOEUL - Carte de L’Empire des Assiriens et des Perses.
Paris, 1729, Uncoloured.. 245x410mm. In fine condition with folds as issued.
Striking map of Persia and Arabia. It is from “METHODE POUR ETUDIER L’HISTOIRE” by L’Abbe Lenglet du Fresnoy, pulished in Paris in 1729. The map is quite rare and is not now or in the past been on the Internet. It was engraved by Jenvilliers and Filloeul who were known to work for Nolin in the earl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 185 - 230)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ALBRIZZI, Nuouva Carta del Regno di Persia…, antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI - Nuouva Carta del Regno di Persia…
Venice, 1740, Uncoloured.. 290x360mm. In fine condition with multi-folds as issued.
Detailed map displays a region stretching from the eastern Black Sea all the way east to the Indus River. Bodies of water denoted are the eastern half of the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf. All major regions and kingdoms of the time are described, including Georgia, Armenia, Bukhara, S... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE MORNAS.,  Suite de l'Histoire de Perse. Depuis l'An 3519, jusqu'à l'An 3525., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS. - Suite de l'Histoire de Perse. Depuis l'An 3519, jusqu'à l'An 3525.
Paris, 1762, In original o/l colours.. 385x540mm. Good impression, good margins. A few water staining's and spots.
Showing eastern Europe centered on Greece, Macedonia, Persia and western Turkey. Textural information in French flanking the map.

De Mornas was Geographer to Louis XVI, and a well-known publisher of celestial and terrestrial maps. With Louis-Charles Desnos (1725-1805), he was also one of...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TIRION,I., Nieuwe Kaart van ?T Rijk van Persien., antique map, old maps TIRION,I. - Nieuwe Kaart van ?T Rijk van Persien.
Amsterdam, c. 1770, fine original colouring. 290x360mm. large paper copy, excellent condition
Izaak Tirion (d. 1769) Amsterdam publisher. His ' Nieuwe en beknopte handatlas' saw 6 editions between before 1740 and after 1784. Also ' Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren', a series of descriptions of countries and their inhabitants.Izaak Tirion?s map of the Persian empire.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 80)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Femme Persienne., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Femme Persienne.
M. Sylvain Maréchal. Paris, 1788, In attractive original colours.. 175x110mm. In very good condition.
Originally hand-colored mezzotint of a Persian woman engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth century: he wr...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MONIN, C.V.,  Perse, Kaboul et Beloutchistan., antique map, old maps MONIN, C.V. - Perse, Kaboul et Beloutchistan.
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 198x260mm. Steel engraving in original out line colours. Good margins. In good condition.
Detailed map of Persia, Kabul and Baluchistan, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géographie Ancienne &c Moderne en 42 Cartes dressé par C.V. Monin. Engraved by Laguillermie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
John Tallis - John Rapkin., Persia. , antique map, old maps John Tallis - John Rapkin. - Persia.
London, 1851, Original outline colour. 354x258mm. The map is in very good condition with adequate margins.
A highly decorative and detailed mid 19th century map of modern day Iran; formerly Persia which was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, with the vignettes by H. Warren & S. Fisher and published in John Tallis's Illustrated Atlas.
The Illustrated Atlas, published from 1849 to 1853, was th...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3