Rare small map of the southern tip of South America.

Showing the Straits of Magellan and the southern parts of Chili and Argentina namely Patagonia.

Interesting detail

Excellent hand colour

Mint condition

REF References: King (2nd ed) pp. 132-135.

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

code : M4483

Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre

Date : 1680c Paris

Size : 10.5*12.5 cms sheet 15.5*16 cms

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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.