Perse, Carte de l’Empire de. With large title-cartouche by J. Arrivet adorned with garlands + fourfold miles indicator with Persian, Turkish, French, and nautical scale. Persia map 1 : 7,600,000 by Rigobert Bonne (Raucourt, Ardennes, 1727 – 1795) in engraving colored in outline for Jean Lattré, Paris. 1771. 13 × 17¼ in (33 × 43.9 cm).
The Persian empire – today Iran – with its provinces, i. a. Khorasan – Kohistan – Sigistan – Kandahar – Arrokage – Mecran – Mogostan – Laristan – Kerman – Farsistan – Chusistan – Laurestan – Irakajemi – Aderbigian – Gilan – Masanderan – Chiruan – Dahestan – Gorgan . Further Armenia + Georgia . – In the north between Black Sea + Caspian Sea limited by the Terek River, in the east by Lake Aral – Amudarja River – Bamian – Indus – Multan , then till the delta at the Arabic Sea – Street of Hormuz – Persian Gulf with Bahrain – Qatif – Basra . The Euphrates till Hille , the Tigris with Baghdad – Takrit – Mossul – Diyabakir and finally Trabzon. By this also comprising all of Kurdistan. – Typographic watermark.
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Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.
I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”
(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)