"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.
Attractive color on watermarked paper with light toning along centerfold.