Auction 139, Lot 540

"Sicile", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Sicily, Italy

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 Sicily depicts major towns and key topographical features, and is adorned with a lovely shell cartouche. 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

Light offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 2/15/2012