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Fer, Nicolas de; Danet, Guillaume
La Perse La Georgie, La Natolie Les Arabies
1724
Copperplate engraving; area coloured
Printed area: 32.7 x 26.7 cm; 12.8 x 10.5 in

A very detailed map of Persia, Georgia, Anatolia, the Arabian Peninsula and Egypt. It shows the course of the Nile from its source to its mouth in the Mediterranean. Four main political regions are highlighted and listed in French on the map. The large title cartouche is framed by colorful figurative representations that show the latitude of the main towns on this map. Different people from featured regions are shown in typical clothing for the period, some are armed.

From the Legendary Vladi Collection of Historical Maps which includes 280 examples of the finest quality antique maps brought to auction with proceeds benefiting MapAction, an organization that uses maps and technology to aid those in disaster-stricken areas. Each map is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the consignor.

Condition: Center fold, minor brown discolouration along center fold, minor damp stain on upper margin, left margin and lower right corner, light staining; printed area in very good condition.

This item will be shipped from Hamburg, Germany. Shipping details are to be coordinated with our recommended shipper
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de Fer; Danet. La Perse, Georgie, Natolie Les Arabies

Estimate $1,800 - $2,400Sep 23, 2020
Starting Price $900
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