"Le Biledulgerid ou Numidie, et le Zaara Autrement le Desert", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Northern Africa
Period: 1682 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
4.9 x 3.8 inches
12.4 x 9.7 cm
Charming miniature map of northern Africa just north of the Niger River, and extending to include the Canary 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.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with attractive old color with minor refreshing and light toning along centerfold and sheet edges.