Auction 139, Lot 696

"Cafrerie et Monomotapa", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

Charming small map of the southern part of Africa fully engraved with mountains, several large rivers, and lakes. The kingdom of Monomotapa covers most of the interior. 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: $80 - $100

Sold for: $85

Closed on 2/15/2012