Auction 154, Lot 717

"Nigritie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Western Africa

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

Miniature map covering the western part of Africa particularly along the Niger River. 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 light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $80 - $95


Closed on 9/16/2015