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Mallet’s Map of Ancient Egypt

SKU: 8077

Mallet’s Map of Ancient Egypt

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
15.5 x 10.5 cm


  • Denys Thierry
  • Colour:
    black and white


  • Allain Manesson Mallet
  • Aegypte

    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.