LE MONDE EN PLANISPHERE.

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Pierre Duval


Le Monde en Planisphere.

Copper plate engraving, 1658-c.1672.
Image size 4 1/16 x 5" (12.7 x 10.4 cm)
Good condition. Original color
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 96011
Price: SOLD
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A charming small double hemisphere world map. This map depicts the California as an island, with Iesso extending between Asia and North America. There are a few place names noted on each continent, including Virginie and Canada in North America. The western outline of Terre Australe is shown. This example of the map was updated in 1672, adding a numbered key identifying various straits, seas, and rivers. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. Maps

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