Auction 139, Lot 654

"Isles de la Sonde", Duval, Pierre

Subject: East Indies, Indonesia and Malaysia

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 covers Malaysia, Borneo, Java and Sumatra and depicts major towns and islands. Sincapura (Singapore) is prominently named at the tip of Malaysia. 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.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012