Auction 148, Lot 411

"La Plata", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Paraguay & Uruguay

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.9 inches
12.2 x 9.9 cm

This miniature map of Paraguai (Uruguay) is centered on the Rio de la Plata 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: B+

A fine impression with attractive color on watermarked paper and light toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/19/2014

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