Auction 165, Lot 527

"Suisse", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

5.1 x 3.9 inches
13 x 9.9 cm

This miniature map of Switzerland depicts major towns 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 [55].

Condition: B+

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

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2017