"Tartarie", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Northern Asia
Period: 1682 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
5 x 3.9 inches
12.7 x 9.9 cm
This miniature map of Tartary extends from the Caspian Sea to the Pacific, and to the Arctic Ocean in the north. The map 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.
Attractive color on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold.