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Mallet’s Map of Cairo

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Mallet’s Map of Cairo

Date of publication:

  • c.1683
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 15.5 x 10.5 cm
  • Publisher:

  • Denys Thierry
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • This map of Cairo is from Mallet’s Description de l’Univers. It derives, ultimately, from Matteo Pagano’s magnificent 21 sheet wall map, published in Venice in 1549.

    First published in Paris in 1683, it was reprinted with German text in Frankfurt the following year. Read more

    Mallet was a military engineer, cartographer and mathematician in the service of the French King, Louis XIV.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 15 x 10.5 cm, black and white, French text on verso. Read less