Auction 139, Lot 494

"Suisse", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1672 (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 Switzerland depicts major towns 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; Pastoureau, Duval XI C.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a small wormhole in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Unsold

Closed on 2/15/2012

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