"Europe", Duval, Pierre
Period: 1661 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
4.9 x 4.1 inches
12.4 x 10.4 cm
This lovely miniature map of Europe marks national boundaries and only depicts a few large cities, rivers, and forests. 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 A.
Original color with very light toning.