The Sun - Mallet c1684
The Sun by Allain Manesson Mallet c1684 "Soliel" from Mallets work Description de l' Univers' View of planet in the night sky
Method: Copper plate engraved
Creator: Allain Manesson Mallet
Published: First published 1683, French text edition 1684
Condition: Excellent condition, fine engraving on hand laid paper
Approx engraved area: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm)
Notes: This from Volume 1 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.P. Aubrey, Johann J. Vogel and W.C. Daucher.