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Item:173714894297ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, Bird's eye view. Mallet original antique map 1719 ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, Bird's eye view. Mallet original antique map 1719 ALEXANDRIE by Alain Manesson Mallet. Published Frankfurt 1719 in "Beschreibung des ganzen Welt Kreises....", a German translation of Mallet's "Description de L'Univers." An interesting copper engraved antique bird's eye view of the city of Alexandria, Egypt. Fine condition, on hand laid paper, blank verso. Approx. 6" x 4" (150mm x 110mm) printed area only with good margins beyond. ALLAIN MANESSON MALLET (1630 - 1706) Mallet started out as a soldier serving King Louis XIV as an inspector of fortifications but later was appointed as mathematics teacher at the King's court. He is chiefly remembered however for his publications of "Description de L'Univers" (1683) in 5 volumes, and "Les Travaux de Mars ou l'Art de la Guerre" (1684) in 3 volumes. A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 290 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS T12514 We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind.Format:Sheet Map, Region:Egypt, Map Type:Countries/ Borders, Antique/ Modern:Antique, Original/ Repro:Original, Condition:Used, Type:Antique, Medium:Etching/ Engraving, Etching/ Engraving Type:Line
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ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, Bird's eye view. Mallet original antique map 1719