Auction 139, Lot 690

"Zanguebar", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4 x 5 inches
10.2 x 12.7 cm

This miniature map of eastern Africa includes the northern part of Madagascar and numerous tiny islands in the Indian Ocean. 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 faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 2/15/2012