Auction 148, Lot 734

"Abissinie ou Haute Ethiopie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4 x 5 inches
10.2 x 12.7 cm

This miniature map of Egypt 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: A+

A fine impression on watermarked paper with wide, original margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/19/2014