"Les XVII Provinces des Pais Bas", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Low Countries
Period: 1661 (published)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
3.9 x 4.9 inches
9.9 x 12.4 cm
This miniature map of the seventeen provinces of Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg 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 very light toning and soiling, and a one tiny worm track in the left blank margin.