V. Rare and attactive map of the Canary Islands by Du Val.

There are very few seventeenth century folio maps of the Canaries alone,

Decorative cartouche. Some folds and reinforcement centre fold on back ..not showing from front..slight toning but overall good condition for this rare map.

code : M3365

Cartographer : DU VAL Pierre

Date : 1653 Paris

Size : 34*53 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.