Auction 139, Lot 375

"Magellanique", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.8 inches
12.2 x 9.7 cm

This miniature map of the southern tip of South America shows Tierra del Fuego and the Strait of Magellan. 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: A

Watermarked paper with faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012

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