Southern Night Sky Published 1684-Sold
Planisphere Des Constellations Merionalles (fig 36) by Allain Manesson Mallet c1684 'Description de l'Univers' The Southern NightSky 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.