Stunning rare map of Persia Iran . By Wagner & Melchoir Haffner.

This scarce and unusual map of the Persian Empire covering the region of present-day Kuwait, Iraq, and Iran with a part of the Arabian Peninsula, is presented on a scroll, adorned with garlands of fruits representing the land of plenty for which the region was renowned. The map is based on Sanson's 1652 map L'Empire du Sophy des Perses. Below the map is a panoramic view of Isphahan (Isfahan). The engravings for Wagner's description of Asia were executed by Johann Christoph and Melchior Haffner.

Uncoloured as issued

Very good condition

code : M5082

Cartographer : ANON

Date : 1684 Augsberg

Size : 28* 35 cms

availability : Available

Price : £495

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