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Islamic Art & Manuscripts(#404) 03/05/2019 10:00 AM GMT This Auction has ended

Lot 162 of 390: Persici vel sopho rum regni typus, Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius, Amsterdam 1623, mounted, glazed and framed, 35.1 x 50.4cm. 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 an interesting view into Western perceptions of the geography of the interi

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This lot has ended - Successful bid:£650
Estimate: £300 - £500

Islamic Art & Manuscripts(#404)  03/05/2019 10:00 AM GMT  This Auction has ended