SOLTANIE. (SOLTANIYEH, IRAN)

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Carel Allard


Soltanie. (Soltaniyeh, Iran)

Copper plate engraving c.1700.
Image 8 3/8 x 10 5/8" (21.3 x 27 cm)
Good condition save for some minor foxing.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 94168
Price: $275.00
Publisher :
This rare view of the ancient city of Soltaniyeh appeared in Carolus Allard's "Orbis Habitabilis." This work “is one of the rarest and most magnificent of its kind that have produced, in sixty-six volumes with over 3,000 maps, views and images of people in native dress. Only 100 copies of this great work were made.” Soltaniyeh is located approximately240 kilometres to the north-west of Tehran. It was built as the capital of the Mongol Ilkhanid rulers of Iran in the 14th century. Maps

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