Auction 140, Lot 579

"Alemagne", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1672 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

This miniature map of central Europe 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; Pastoureau, Duval XI C [79].

Condition: A

There is a minute hole at left due to a paper flaw.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/23/2012

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