Auction 137, Lot 639

"Hongrie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Southeastern Europe, Hungary

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 Hungary is centered on the Danube River and extends to include the southern portion of the Slovak Republic. The map depicts key topographical features and major towns, including Vienna, Budapest (Bude) and Belgrade. 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: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011