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Allain Manesson Mallet

Lot 41808: Mallet - Map of South Africa and Madagascar

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

May 28, 2022
Franklin, TN, US

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Description

This historic engraving is from Allain Manesson Mallet's Beschreibung des ganzen Welt Kreises or Description de L'Univers. The work was published in Frankfurt by Jung in 1719. This edition used the original French engravings but re-engraved with German names. The work was an early exploration of geography and cosmography. The illustrations feature views, costumes, professions, ships, animals, antiquities, maps, and portraits of rulers.

Allain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706) was a French soldier. He served under King Louis XIV as an inspector of fortifications. He would later be appointed as a mathematics teacher int he King's court. The work presented here is what he would be most noted for in history.

Dimensions

~ 6 1/2" by 7 1/2"

Artist or Maker

Allain Manesson Mallet

Medium

Engraving with Recent Professional Hand-coloring

Date

1719

Condition Report

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There may be a few minor marks or imperfections to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

Literature

Beschreibung des ganzen Welt Kreises or Description de L'Univers

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