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Auction 118, Lot 519

"L'Islande", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.1 x 4.2 inches
13 x 10.7 cm

A delightful little map of Iceland that is based on the map of Joris Carolus. M. Hekla is shown erupting and the title cartouche is fashioned in the shape of a volcano. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

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Condition: A

Light foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/6/2007

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