Paris, 1683. - recent hand colouring; evenly browned; some staining, smudging; contemporary ink stains. - The map has been cut out and pasted over another map of Arabia. Possibly printer’s error. Not unusual practice to glue the right map over a wrong map with the corresponding title/ numeration. - from Alain Manesson Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers', French edition, Paris, 1683. French text on verso. pagination 187/188.
Frankfurt, c1690.- slight discolouration; some watermarks; indistinctive platemarks. - Manesson-Mallet began his career as a musket bearer to Louis XIV before he became an engineer and Sergeant Major of artillery in Portugal. On his return, he was given the title ‘Maitre des Mathematiques’ by the King. In 1683, he published his ‘Description de l’Univers’, followed in 1684 by a German edition.
(total of 2)
- Land (Aktuelle geografische Lage)
- Saudi Arabien
- Geografische Angabe
- Kartograf/ Verlag
- Mallet, Alain Manesson (1630-1706)
- Titel der Karte/ des Buchs
- Arabie Moderne / Das heilige Arabien
- Zusätzliche Informationen
- 2 Karten des modernen Arabien
- Abmessungen des größten Bildes
- 14×10 cm