Mallet’s Prospect of MoscowSKU: 7972
Mallet’s Prospect of Moscow
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14 x 10.5 cm
black and white
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.