Rare.Based on Sansons map.Extends to Terre De Iesso in the Northeast and Papua New Guinea in the Southeast. Fascinating group of islands south of the Moluques. Interesting projection of Japan. Formosa is named. A nice example of this scarce 17th Century map of Asia.Original colour.Mint condition.

code : M1828

Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre

Date : 1676 Paris

Size : 41*53cms

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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.