Small map of the southern tip of Africa showing the native nations of Cafreria along the coasts and the huge Monomotapa in the interior.

Good detail , many place names

C. De Bonna Speranca. ..

Good hand colour

Very good condition

References: King (1st ed.) p. 123.

code : M4734

Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre

Date : 1679 Nuremberg

Size : 10.5*12.5 cms

availability : Available

Price : £95

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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.