Auction 139, Lot 649

"Isles Philippines dites autrement de Manilhe", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

This miniature map of the Philippines includes parts of China and Borneo, and depicts major towns and key topographical features. The fictitious island of San Juan (I. S. Iuan) appears in one of its largest configurations. 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 light toning along centerfold and some minute errant spots of color.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/15/2012