Auction 148, Lot 421

"Magellanique", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.9 inches
12.2 x 9.9 cm

This miniature map of the southern tip of South America shows Tierra del Fuego and the Straits of Magellan and Le Maire. 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 nice impression on watermarked paper with attractive color and light toning along centerfold and sheet edges.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 2/19/2014