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Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Asiae Tabula Quinta [Iran/Persia]
Date: 1541      Size: 19 x 12 inches
Published: Vienne
Description: Ptolemaic woodcut map of Iran (Persia) from the 1541 edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia" with maps by Laurent Fries, text by Michael Servetus, and published by Gaspar Treschel.
Map Ref: MEAST2869
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Persia
Date: 1601      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Early miniature map with cartouche and later hand colouring.
Map Ref: MEAST3782
Cartographer: Matthias Quad
Title: : Persiae Regnvm Sive Sophorv Imperivm
Date: 1609      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Heidelberg
Description: Early copper-engraved map of the Persian Empire, covering the Caspian Sea, Iran, northwestern Arabia, Afghanistan and Pakistan. German test on verso. Strong impression.
Map Ref: MEAST3554
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Persia
Date: 1618      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Persia. Miniature map of the region. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3417
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Persicum Regnum
Date: 1621      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The Persian Empire. An attractive miniature map charting Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4084
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : Description de L' Empire du Sophi des Perses
Date: c. 1658      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Paris
Description: The Persian Empire from its western borders near the Caucasus stretching almost to the River Indus in the East. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4255
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : The Kingdome of Persia
Date: 1676      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Persia. Stunning map with illustrated borders showing cities and inhabitants. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3491
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Perse Moderne
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early miniature map of Iran, with parts of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Arabia and Pakistan. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3494
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : A New Map of Persia
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Miniature map of Iran, with parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Azerbaijan and Arabia, with descriptive English text below and verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3740
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
Title: : Persia
Date: 1694      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Paris
Description: A miniature coloured map of Persia.
Map Ref: MEAST3652
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : L'Empire du Sophy des Perses
Date: 1700      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Attractive 17th-century map of the Persian Empire by the founders of French map-making. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4270
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : La Rade de Gammeron
Date: 1714      Size: 8 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Straits of Hormuz. Modern day Bandas Abbas. Beautifully engraved map with elaborate cartouche. Strong impression.
Map Ref: MEAST3524
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: : Nova Imperii Persici
Date: c. 1740      Size: 20 x 23 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Visually stunning map with rich original colour. Surrounded by two large intricate cartouches showing the Persian Emperor surrounded by allegorical figures and a coastal scene.
Map Ref: MEAST3703
Cartographer: Homann Heirs
Title: : Die Stadt Ardebil in Adirbeitzan
Date: c. 1740      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Early copper-engraved bird's eye view of the city of Ardabil, northwestern Iran. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3004
Cartographer: Philippe Buache
Title: : Nova et Accurata Imperii Persici Delineatio...
Date: 1745      Size: 25 x 20 inches
Published: Paris
Description: The Persian Empire (modern-day Iran), including large parts of the Caucasus, Iraq, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4346
Cartographer: Georges-Louis Le Rouge
Title: : L'Empire de Perse
Date: 1746      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: The Persian Empire or modern Iran including Afhanistan, Azebarjan and part of Georgia. The map also marks an extensive network of caravan routes. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4276