Auction 139, Lot 401

"Isles Britanniques", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Britain

Period: 1663 (circa)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 4.3 inches
14 x 10.9 cm

This miniature map of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland depicts major towns and key topographical features. Two tiny inset maps feature the Shetland Islands and the Channel Islands. 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

A small spot in bottom blank margin, far from map image.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012