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Auction 152, Lot 666

"Empire du Mogol", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Northern India & Bangladesh

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm
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A handsome miniature map of northern India, Bangladesh, and northern Burma. The Ganges Rivers is shown at center, and the mythical Lac Chiamay is depicted with its five rivers. 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+

Attractive color on watermarked paper with minor toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/18/2015