Auction 159, Lot 686

"Carte de l'Isle Madagascar dite Autrement Madecase et de S. Laurens...", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Madagascar

Period: 1677 (dated)

Publication: Cartes de Geographie les Plus Nouvelles et les Plus Fideles…

Color: Hand Color

21.9 x 14.6 inches
55.6 x 37.1 cm

This scarce map of Madagascar gives good detail of the mountains, rivers and settlements around the island, extending to include the coast of Africa. Various routes are shown in the ocean, including those between Mozambique and India, and between Madagascar and Southeast Asia.

References: Pastoureau, DUVAL II D.

Condition: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with light offsetting and toning.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/14/2016