Auction 147, Lot 348

"Chili", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Chile

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

3.9 x 4.8 inches
9.9 x 12.2 cm

This delightful miniature map extends from Rio Salado to Chilue and 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 Fa.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with one tiny, unobtrusive spot.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $85

Closed on 11/20/2013