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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 of Iran (Persia) from the Epitome, a pocket-sized version of Ortelius's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Coloured.
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 text on verso. Strong impression.
Map Ref: MEAST3554
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Persia
Date: 1618      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Miniature atlas map of Persia, covering the modern day countries of Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of Arabia, Russia and India. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3417
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Persicum Regnum
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The Persian Empire. An attractive miniature map charting Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4399
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: Jan Jansson
Title: : Sophorum Regnum
Date: 1661      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: A small Dutch Golden Age map of the Persian Empire (Iran) during the Classical period with cities marked in red and given their Roman names. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4472
Cartographer: Adam Olearius
Title: : A Map of ye Province of Kilan as it lies on ye Caspian Sea
Date: 1662      Size: 12 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: The southern coast of the Caspian Sea, labelled on the map as the "Province of Kilan", but now consisiting of the Iranian provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4432
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : The Kingdome of Persia
Date: 1676      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Exquisite map of Persia (Iran) with a decorative border featuring bird's eye views of four cities, as well as eight costumed figures in local dress. Published in the first world atlas by an Englishman.
Map Ref: MEAST4416
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: Miniature map of Iran (Persia) with the cities marked in red, mountain ranges depicted pictorially, and the Persian Gulf named the 'Mare El Catif'. Coloured.
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: Finely engraved map of the Straits of Hormuz, including modern-day Bandar Abbas and the island of Hormuz, with a decorative title cartouche. Strong impression.
Map Ref: MEAST3524
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: : Nova Imperii Persici
Date: c. 1740      Size: 20 x 23 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Stunning map of Iran with cartouches of the Persian Gulf's pearl fishing industry and of an allegorical figure of Persia seated on a throne surrounded by the figures of Justice and Strife. Original hand-colour.
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