"Abissinie ou Haute Ethiopie", Duval, Pierre
Period: 1672 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
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.
Original color on watermarked paper with light toning and a minute wormhole only visible when held to light.