Auction 165, Lot 423

"Isles Britanniques", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Britain

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.9 inches
12.2 x 9.9 cm

This miniature map of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland depicts major towns and key topographical features. Two tiny inset maps feature the Shetland Islands and the Channel Islands. 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 [67].

Condition: B+

Original color with faint offsetting and very light toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2017

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