Razmara, Haji Ali. Farhang-e joghrafia Iran (Farhang-e jughrafiya'e Iran).

Artash, [1949-1953 AD =] 1328-1332 SH.

Folio. 10 vols. Vol. 1 red half cloth with printed boards, vols. 2-10 blue cloth. With altogether 65 maps, of which 59 folding, several plates, portrait and a few text illustrations.


An important standard work of Persian topography: H. A. Razmara's monumental gazetteer, or geographical dictionary, of modern Iran, "compiled and published in ten volumes by the Geography Department of Iran's Military Staff during the years 1328-1332 Sh./1949-1953. The [...] work provides an extensive amount of geographical, environmental and rural settlements" (Yeroushalmi, p. 81). In Farsi throughout.

Paper somewhat browned; spine of vol 4 sunned. Some notes in pencil. Collection stamps "ex libris eurasiasticis Dr. Jan von Loon, Herlenii". An uncommon set.

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