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Mallet’s Prospect of Moscow

SKU: 7972

Mallet’s Prospect of Moscow

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
14 x 10.5 cm

black and white


  • Allain Manesson Mallet
  • Moscov

    Copper engraving, 14 x 10.5 cm, black and white, French text on verso; a view of Moscow with insets of the squares of St Nicholas and St Michael, 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.