Auction 139, Lot 596

"Georgie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Caucasus, Georgia

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 4 inches
12.2 x 10.2 cm

This charming miniature map of the Caucasus 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.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with light toning along centerfold and in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 2/15/2012