Polar Continent Mallet c1683 - SOLD!
CONTINENT ARCTIQUE by Allain Manesson Mallet c1683 Polar 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: 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.