Auction 103, Lot 257

"Bresil", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1676 (circa)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 4 inches
11.9 x 10.2 cm

Uncommon miniature map of Brazil based on Nicolas Sanson, who was Duval's uncle. Details are confined to the coastline. Two large spurious lakes are shown in the interior: L. Parime and Lac Eupana ou de Xarayes.


Condition: B

Minor scattered foxing.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/11/2003