Alain Mallet c1683 View of Cosmography or Science of the World
View of Cosmography or Science of the World. First published 1683 From Allain Manesson Mallet's'Description de l'Univers'. Of the French text edition published by Johann David Zunner 1684. The plates engraved for Zunner are close copies of the originals and still have. A few are signed by there engravers. Decorative antique engraved map on hand laid paper. Original engraved Copperplate in excellent condition. With later wash & outline colour. Approx engraved area: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm).
Allain Manesson Mallet was a French cartographer and engineer. He started his career as a soldier.
In the army of Louis XIV, became a Sergeant-Major in the artillery and an Inspector of Fortifications. He also served under the King of Portugal, before returning to France, and his appointment to the. MORE GENUINE ANTIQUE MAPS FROM. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "raremapsandprints" and is located in this country: GB.
- Format: Atlas Universal Dictionary Map
- ORIGINAL / REPRO:: Original
- SELLER NOTES:: Excellent overall condition - See Description
- Era: 1600s
- AGE:: c1684
- Region: Eastern Hemisphere
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- COLOURING:: original uncoloured state
- Year: 1684
- Map Type: English County Map
- County: World
- Antique/ Modern: Antique
- City: Universe
- Cartographer/Publisher: Allain Manesson Mallet / Johann David Zunner
- MAKER:: Allain Manesson Mallet
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Type: Armillary Sphere Map
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original