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Auction 189, Lot 539

"Candie", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Crete

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.6 inches
12.2 x 9.1 cm
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This miniature map of Crete is divided by regions and shows the site of the Labyrinth at the center. 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 Fa.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright, watermarked sheet with contemporary outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche, with marginal toning and foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 9/14/2022