Auction 165, Lot 540

"Pologne", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 4.1 inches
12.7 x 10.4 cm

This miniature map of eastern Europe extends from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, and 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.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $170

Closed on 11/15/2017

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