Mallet’s Solar System

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Systeme de l’Univers

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Title

Mallet’s Solar System

Mapmaker(s)

MALLET, Allain Manesson

Publisher

THIERRY, Denys

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

c.1683

Colour

modern

Printed Area Measurements

15 x 10.5 cm

Full Description

Copper engraving, 15 x 10.5 cm, modern hand-colour, French text on verso; 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.