Auction 139, Lot 383

"Isles Terceres dites Acores", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Azores Islands

Period: 1682 (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 the Azores Islands features a large sailing ship. 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 light toning along centerfold and in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/15/2012

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