Mallet’s Map of ItalySKU: 8199
Mallet’s Map of Italy
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15.2 x 10.5 cm
Copper engraving, 15.2 x 10.5 cm, modern hand colour, French text on verso; a map of Italy, 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.