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