Auction 139, Lot 439

"Provinces-Unies des Pays Bas Connues sous le Nom de Hollande…", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Netherlands

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 the Netherlands is divided into provinces and depicts major towns and key topographical features. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche in the form of a lion to represent the coat of arms of the Netherlands. 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

Hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012