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MERCATOR, Gerard. [Ptolemaic Persia]
Tab. V. Asiæ, Repræsentansd Mediam, Hyrcaniam, Assyriam, Susianam, ac Persidem. Utrecht, François Halma, c.1695. Coloured. 350 x 455mm.
First published 1578, this map comes from Mercator's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geography', with the maps updated to Mercator's Projection. This example is of the second state, with a new title cartouche replacing the original strapwork one.
[Ref: 8508]    £300.00 ($391 • €347 rates)

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of Persia]
R. di Farsistan anticamente Persia, et Elam del proprio Soffi. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of Persia engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 13011]    £450.00 ($586 • €521 rates)

TALLIS, John. [Map of Persia with vignettes]
Persia. London: J. & F. Tallis, c.1851. Original outline colour. Printed area 350 x 255mm.
Detailed map of Iran, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, with a vignette view of Ispahan, and depictions of a mounted Persian, Kurds and a camel.
[Ref: 18521]    £125.00 ($163 • €145 rates)

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