Uncommon map of Africa by DuVal.He inherited plates from sanson. Although this is a completely reengraved map with updated information.Cartouches in Du Vals style.Original outline colour.Very good condition.

code : M2475

Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre

Date : 1676 Paris

Size : 41.5*54cms

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Pierre Du Val (1619-1683) was one of the most influential and prolific mapmakers and publishers working in Paris in the third quarter of the seventeenth century. He was the nephew of Nicolas Sanson, the leading French mapmaker of the period, and Geographer to the King of France from 1650. He was also responsible for providing maps for other Parisian editors of the period; Jollain, de Fer and Berey amongst others.