Planisphere Southern Night Sky Mallet c1684
Planisphere Des Constellations Merionalles (fig 36) by Allain Manesson Mallet c1684 'Description de l'Univers' The Southern NightSky with later fine hand colour
Method: Copper plate engraved
Creator: Allain Manesson Mallet
Published: First published 1683
Condition: 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.