Catalog Archive
Auction 151, Lot 338

"Mexique ou Nle. Espagne", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Mexico & Central America

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5.2 x 3.9 inches
13.2 x 9.9 cm

This charming map of Mexico and Central America includes the western portion of Cuba and the southern tip of Florida. Texas is named Floride, while Florida is named Teqeste. 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: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/19/2014