Auction 145, Lot 654

"La Turquie en Asie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

This uncommon miniature map shows the territory between the Mediterranean, Black, Caspian, and Red seas. 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 Fa.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with very minor soiling in wide, original margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 6/12/2013