May 26, 2016 - Sale 2417

Sale 2417 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
DU VAL, PIERRE. L'Amerique Suivant les dernieres Relations avec les Routes que l'on tient pour Les Indes Occidentales. Double-page engraved wall map, on four unjoined sheets. 34x45 inches if joined; original outline hand-color; expertly remargined with laid paper on two sides. Paris: M[ademois]elle DuVal, dated 1679 [but 1688]

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A magnificent seventeenth century wall map of the Americas and the Western Hemisphere by one of the greatest French cartographers. Burden, The Mapping of North America II, 508; McLaughlin, California as an Island, 66; Pastoureau, Les Atlas Francais XVIe-XVIIe siecles, Duval II-F, maps: 10,11,13,14 (State 2); Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America, 414; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West, 60.