Auction 150, Lot 602

"Asie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Asia

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 4 inches
12.4 x 10.2 cm

This charming miniature map of Asia depicts major towns and key topographical features. The Caspian Sea (Mer de Kilan) is depicted in a round formation. 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 attractive color and light toning along centerfold and sheet edges.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/17/2014