Auction 139, Lot 420

"Escosse", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1663 (circa)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 4.3 inches
14 x 10.9 cm

This miniature map of Scotland extends to the Outer Hebrides and depicts major towns, including Edinburgh and Newcastle, 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: A+

Watermarked paper.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012

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