LA SICILE AVEC LES ANCIENS NOMS..
Title : La Sicile, avec les anciens noms de presque toutes ses Places, Rivières, Chateaux &c. et diverses observations nouvelles
Beautiful example of this rare map of Sicily.
Superb engraving with lots of detail ..Compass roses, Decorative cartouche and legend cartouche.
Original outline colour, very wide margins and printed on heavy paper.
An excellent example of this important map.
code : M3367
Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre
Date : 1676 Paris
Size : 36*46 cms
availability : Sold
Price : Sold
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.