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Auction 118, Lot 854

"Afrique", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Africa

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.9 x 4 inches
12.4 x 10.2 cm

Charming small map of the continent with typical mid-seventeenth century cartography. The Nile rises from large twin lakes below the equator. Pierre Duval was a relative and pupil of Nicolas Sanson, and Sanson's influences are evident on this map.

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Condition: A

Some spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/6/2007

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