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Auction 138, Lot 823

"Abissinie ou Haute Ethiopie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1672 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

This miniature map of Egypt 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: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with light toning and a minute wormhole only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/7/2011

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