Auction 139, Lot 568

"La Turquie en Asie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

This uncommon miniature map shows the territory between the Mediterranean, Black, Caspian, and Red seas. 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: B+

Watermarked paper with faint toning along centerfold, one small spot, and a couple of minute holes only visible when held to light. There is a centerfold separation in bottom blank margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 2/15/2012