Auction 139, Lot 374

"Chili", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Chile

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4 x 4.8 inches
10.2 x 12.2 cm

This delightful miniature map extends from Rio Salado to Chilue 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.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with one faint spot and light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/15/2012