BRITISH ISLES CARTE DES ISLES BRITANIQUES

£475

A map from the rare Atlas Cartes de Geographie by Pierre Du Val (1619-83) son-in-law of Nicolas Sanson, ( Duval published a wide range of atlases, individual maps of the world and the continents and wall maps but most of the folio maps are rare..All the maps from this edition are revised and updated maps.Original outine colour; some minor marginal soiling, occasional light staining, otherwise very good. Shirley records this map of the British Isles as a separate publication, however I now know that it comes from a composite atlas and although this map is dated 1665 it comes from a 1676 edition. SHIRLEY: Printed Maps of the British Isles, pp. 53 - 54. State 1.

code : M1844

Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre

Date : 1665/1676

Size : 35*48cms

availability : Available

Price : £475

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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.