Parallels of Latitude Published 1684
Parallels de Latitude or Parallels of Latitudeby Allain Manesson Mallet c1684
'Description de Univers' Decorative engraved Armillary Sphere
Copper plate engraved by Allain Manesson Mallet. First published 1683
Excellent condition, fine engraving on hand laid paper with later hand colour.
Approx engraved area: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm)
Notes: It shows Europe, Africa, Asia, part of Australia and the Arctic and Antarctica . 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.