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Attractive miniature map of the Island of Ceylon with Southern India. Galleons are at sail on the surrounding sea. Published in Paris in 1683.
Allain Manesson Mallet was a French engineer who traveled widely. In Paris in1683, he published a five volume book entitled, Description de L Univers. The work was extesively illustrated with nearly 700 engravings, including miniature maps, charts , plans and views.