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Auction 168, Lot 468

"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.

Condition: B+

Original color with very light toning and soiling, and a one tiny worm track in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/6/2018