Auction 169, Lot 503

"Espagne", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1672 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.8 inches
11.9 x 9.7 cm

This miniature map of Spain and Portugal shows key cities, rivers, mountains, and political boundaries. 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 C [75].

Condition: A

Original color on watermarked paper with minor toning, marginal soiling, and a few tiny worm tracks confined to the blank margins that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2018