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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 test 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Cartographer: Jacob van der Schley
Title: : Ile D'Ormus ou de Jerun
Date: 1747      Size: 10 x 9 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Bird's eye view of Ormuz (Hormuz) situated in the Persian Gulf (now Iranian territory). Shows the Strait of Ormuz, the Portuguese fortification and with a decorative border. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4168
Cartographer: Thomas Salmon
Title: : Isld. of Harmuz or Ormus
Date: c. 1750      Size: 9 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Beautiful map of this strategically important island situated in the Straits of Hormuz. It was known to the classical Greeks as Organa and Jarun in the Islamic period and then Hormuz Island. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4227