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DU VAL, Pierre. [A rare set of 17th century uncut gores for a terrestrial globe]
Le Globe Terrestre Par P. Du Val Geographe du Roy. Paris, 1666. Gores on one sheet, 380 x 245mm; with another sheet with two plates, a Full Meridian and a Horizon Band, each 190 x 190mm. Very fine condition.
A fine set of three engraved plates on two sheets, all the printing needed for a 280mm (5½") diameter globe. There are the twelve gores; the horizon ring marked with longitude, months and zodiac; and a full meridian, marked with latitude. On the globe California is marked as an island, 'Jesso' fills the North Pacific and New Zealand is part of the Great Southern Continent. SHIRLEY: 443.
[Ref: 18917]    £11,500.00 ($14,766 • €12,869 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [An uncommon map of the Americas]
L'Amerique autrement Le Novveau Monde et Indes Occidentales. Paris, c.1672. Original outline colour. 370 x 390mm.
A scarce map of the AMericas, originally published in 1655. California is shown as an island, separated from 'Jesso' by the Straits of Anian. In the south Atlantic is a part of the great 'Terre Australis', and the western Great Lakes are open-ended. The key is enclosed in a simple border, added for this state. BURDEN: 311, 'uncommon'.
[Ref: 18882]    £1,700.00 ($2,183 • €1,902 rates)

 North America 

DU VAL, Pierre. [Eastern Seaboard & Great Lakes]
Canada. Paris, 1682. Original outline colour. 105 x 120mm.
The Eastern Seaboard, from Hudson's Bay down to Chespeake Bay, with the western Great Lakes open-ended. Orignally published 1660, this is the third state: New York is marked 'N.Amsterdam al=Manhate' and Chesapeake is named. BURDEN: 351, state 3 of 4.
[Ref: 10800]    £350.00 ($449 • €392 rates)

 Western USA 

DU VAL, Pierre. [The First State of Sanson's map of south western North America]
Le Nouveau Mexique et de la Floride: Tirées de diverses Cartes, et Relations. Paris, 1656, First Edition. Original outline colour. 315 x 545mm.
A fine example of the scarce first state of Sanson's map of the Spanish possessions in North America, with New Mexico and Florida (including Louisiana). 'French Florida' (basically Georgia) and an almost featureless Virginia appear on the right, with Canada at the top, with lakes Ontario and Erie. The title is within a fine cartouche engraved to look like a tapestry with tassels. It was this map that introduced the 'Second Sanson Model' for California as an island, with two large inlets on the north coast. It is one of the largest depictions of the island on an atlas map. BURDEN: 319, State 1 of 4.
[Ref: 18880]    £6,000.00 ($7,704 • €6,714 rates)

 West Indies 

DU VAL, Pierre. [The Caribbean]
Isles Antilles. Paris, 1682. Original outline colour. 100 x 130mm.
The West Indies and Caribbean, from Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10855]    £200.00 ($257 • €224 rates)

 South America 

DU VAL, Pierre. [Tucuman Province, Argentina]
Tucuman. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
The province of Tucumán in Argentina, marking its rivers, tribal lands, mission posts and settlements. Rio de La Plata is marked as is Buenos Aires and S. Miguel de Tucuman, the provincial capital. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10820]    £80.00 ($103 • €90 rates)

DU VAL, Pierre. [Peru]
Perou. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
A miniature map of Peru, marking its topography, tribal lands, rivers and settlements. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10824]    £80.00 ($103 • €90 rates)

DU VAL, Pierre. [Guiana]
La Guiane. Paris, 1682. Original outline colour. 100 x 130mm.
Guiana marking topography, tribal lands, settlements and rivers. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10856]    £125.00 ($161 • €140 rates)

 Far East 

DU VAL, Pierre. [An important map of the Indian Ocean, showing Tasman's mapping of Australia]
Carte des Indes Orientales. Paris, 1665. First state. Original colour. 405 x 550mm.
A map of the Indian Ocean from the Cape of Good Hope to Japan, with Greece and the eastern Mediterranean top left, engraved by F.D. Lapointe. Australia is shown as mapped by Tasman, the standard view of Australia until Cook over a century later. China and Japan are based on Thevenot's map of 1663, with Korea is correctly shown as a peninsula. The discoveries of other Dutch explorers, including: Dirk Hartog (1580-1621) around Shark Bay in 1616; Jan Carstensz, who named Carpentaria after the governor of the VOC in 1623; and Pieter Nuyts (1598-1655) in southern Australia 1626-7. CLANCY: Mapping of Terra Australis, map 6.19; PERRY: p.155.
[Ref: 18888]    £5,000.00 ($6,420 • €5,595 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [17th century miniature map of Japan]
Isles du Japon. Paris, 1682. ccloured. 100 x 125mm.
A miniature map of Japan divided into its regions with principal town and cities marked. Published in Du Val's 'Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 17494]    £380.00 ($488 • €425 rates)

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