Auction 137, Lot 667

"Candie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Crete

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 Crete is divided by regions and shows the site of the Labyrinth at the center. 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

Light offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011

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