"Isle de Ceilan", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Sri Lanka
Period: 1682 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
4 x 4.9 inches
10.2 x 12.4 cm
This charming miniature map depicts towns, rivers, and mountains throughout Sri Lanka. 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.
A fine impression with attractive color on watermarked paper, some soiling at top left, and a hint of toning along the centerfold.