Auction 147, Lot 674

"Zanguebar", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5 inches
10.4 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; Pastoureau, Duval XI Fa.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper.

Estimate: $95 - $120


Closed on 11/20/2013