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Stock# 43843
Description

Map illustrating the route between Belgrade and Ragusa taken by Sieur Quiclet during his travels to and from Constantinople in 1657 and 1658.

The map shows the itinerary described by Quiclet between Belgrade and Ragusa on the Adriatic, by way of Bsona Serai, as described in Les voyages de M. Quiclet a Constantinople par terre, published in Paris in 1664.

Pierre Du Val Biography

Pierre Duval (1618-1683) was a French geographer, cartographer, and publisher who worked in Abbeville and Paris during the 17th century. He was born in Abbeville, in northeast France. Duval was the nephew of the famous cartographer Nicolas Sanson, from whom he learned the mapmakers art. Both men worked at the royal court, having followed the royal request for artists to relocate to Paris. In addition to numerous maps and atlases, Duval's opus also includes geographic lexicons in French. Among them is the dictionary about the Opatija in France, the first universal and vernacular geographic dictionary of Europe published in Paris in 1651, and a dictionary about the ancient sites of Asians, Persians, Greeks and the Romans with their equivalent toponyms.