"La Plata", Duval, Pierre
Period: 1682 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 4 inches
12.2 x 10.2 cm
This miniature map of Paraguai (Uruguay) is centered on the Rio de la Plata and 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.
Watermarked paper with faint toning along centerfold and a couple of stains in top blank margin, far from map image.