Auction 149, Lot 657

"Isles Molucques", Duval, Pierre

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 3.9 inches
12.4 x 9.9 cm

Charming miniature map of the famous Spice Islands depicting even some very tiny islands. 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 fine impression with attractive color on watermarked paper and light toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/21/2014