Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 431

"Perou", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Peru

Period: 1672 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

Charming miniature map covering the region from the Equator to the Tropic of Capricorn. At upper right corner in Guaiane the mythical Lac Parime with the golden city of Manoa are shown. 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; Pastoureau, Duval XI C.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with light toning along centerfold and in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 12/7/2011