Auction 148, Lot 432

"Isles Terceres dites Acores", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Azores Islands

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.9 x 4.1 inches
12.4 x 10.4 cm

A handsome miniature map of the Azores Islands featuring the title cartouche in the form of a large sailing ship. 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

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/19/2014

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