Auction 148, Lot 741

"Guinee", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 4 inches
12.4 x 10.2 cm

Miniature map of the west coast of Africa from Senegal to Cape Lopez, just below the equator. 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 old color with minor refreshing and light toning along centerfold and sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 2/19/2014