Map Discovering Greenland Alain Mallet c1684
Discovering Greenland by Alain Manesson Mallet c1684 'Description de L'Univers' Map shows Greenland and Iceland, the northern part of Great Britain and the western part of Norway.
Method: Copper plate engraved
Creator: Alain Manesson Mallet
Published: First published 1683
Condition: Excellent condition, fine engraving on hand laid paper with later 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.