Auction 165, Lot 482

"Lorraine", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Northeastern France

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.9 inches
12.2 x 9.9 cm

This map shows the Lorraine region of France, centered approximately on Nancy and showing major cities and rivers. 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.

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with faint offsetting, light toning, and a few small damp stains along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $95


Closed on 11/15/2017