Auction 137, Lot 612

"Transilvanie, Valaquie et Moldavie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1663 (circa)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 4.3 inches
14 x 10.9 cm

This miniature map of Romania, Moldova and Bulgaria depicts major towns and key topographical features. 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.

References: King (2nd ed) pp. 132-135.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2011