Rare Map Japan Hokkaido by Alain Mallet 1683 original engraved colour antique

Rare Map Japan Hokkaido by Alain Mallet 1683 original engraved colour antique
Rare Map Japan Hokkaido by Alain Mallet 1683 original engraved colour antique
Rare Map Japan Hokkaido by Alain Mallet 1683 original engraved colour antique

Rare Map Japan Hokkaido by Alain Mallet 1683 original engraved colour antique

Decorative miniature map of the Land of Eso (Hokkaido) and the north part of Japan. First published 1683 From Alain 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 French titles and names.

A few are signed by there engravers: J. Decorative antique map on hand made laid paper with later hand colour. Original engraved Copper plate in excellent condition, blank to verso.

Approx engraved area: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm). Alain 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. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Rare Map Japan Hokkaido by Alain Mallet 1683 original engraved colour antique