Auction 165, Lot 438

"Escosse", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 4 inches
12.4 x 10.2 cm

This miniature map of Scotland extends to the Outer Hebrides and depicts major towns, including Edinburgh and Newcastle, and key topographical features. 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 [68].

Condition: B+

Original color with light offsetting, minor toning, and a few small damp stains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2017