Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Mallet, Allain Manesson

Title:

Isles de la Sonde vers L'Occident - Sunda Islands

Date:

1683

Medium:

copper engraving, later colour

Size:

14.2 x 9.8 cm

Description:

A late seventeenth century miniature map of South East Asia. Allain Manesson Mallet was a French engineer who travelled 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.

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Item Code:

MA6943

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