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Mallet’s Map of Alexandria

SKU: 8079

Mallet’s Map of Alexandria

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
15.5 x 10.5 cm


  • Denys Thierry
  • Colour:
    black and white


  • Allain Manesson Mallet
  • Alexandrie

    Copper engraving, 15 x 10.5 cm, black and white, French text on verso; map of Alexandria, from Mallet’s Description de l’Univers, first published in Paris in 1683 and reprinted with German text in Frankfurt the following year. Mallet was a military engineer, cartographer and mathematician in the service of the French King, Louis XIV.