Mallet’s Map of SicilySKU: 8200
Mallet’s Map of Sicily
Date of publication:
14.5 x 10.2 cm
Isle de Sicile
Copper engraving, 14.5 x 10.2 cm, modern hand colour, French text on verso; a map of Sicily, 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.