Planisphere Southern Zodiac Mallet c1684 -Sold
Planisphere Des Constellations Meridionalles (fig 35) by Allain Manesson Mallet c1684 'Description de l'Univers' The Southern Sky with Zodiacs, with later fine hand colour
Copper plate engraved by Allain Manesson Mallet. First published 1683
Excellent condition, fine engraving on hand laid paper with hand colour
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.