New York. A. H. Hamzavi. circa 1951.
Brochure, 9 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches, unfolding to bright color map with decorative border, 21 x 27 inches. Light wear to cover edges; map in fine condition. Map of Iran shows major roads and rail lines as well as oil refineries and pipelines, accompanied by detailed historical information on various towns and provinces. At right is a "Historical Background Table of Dates", starting in 546 B.C. and ending in 1951 A.D. On verso are promotional images, national statistics, distance in miles between towns, and a summary of the history of Iran, "better known as Persia". A photograph shows His Imperial Majesty Shah Pahlavi shaking hands with President Eisenhower. Designed and printed by Woodhaven Press, New York. Item #55337