Auction 137, Lot 634

"Petite Tartarie Dite Autrement Crimee et Precopense", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Ukraine and Russia

Period: 1663 (circa)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 4.3 inches
14 x 10.9 cm

This miniature map of the region north of the Black Sea 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: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/14/2011

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