Mallet’s Map of Ancient EgyptSKU: 8077
Mallet’s Map of Ancient Egypt
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15.5 x 10.5 cm
black and white
Copper engraving, 15.5 x 10.5 cm, black and white, trivial stain top left, French text on verso; map of ancient Egypt 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.