Continents by Mallet c1683
A Pair of Hemisphere Maps - Continent Septentrional & Meridional by Alain Manesson Mallet c1683 Continent from 'Description de l'Univers'
Copper plate engraved by Allain Manesson Mallet. First published 1683
Excellent condition, fine engraving on hand laid paper with hand colour
Approx engraved area of each map: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm)
Notes: These 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.