"Globe de Mella [on sheet with] Globe de Posidonius [and] Globe de Ptolomee", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Ancient World
Period: 1719 (published)
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.2 inches
10.2 x 13.2 cm
An interesting engraving with three different depictions of the Old World. Top is a hemisphere showing a huge southern continent. Middle is an elliptical projection and at bottom is a Ptolemaic projection. Included is a German text leaf describing the engraving.
Foxing in margins and some residual ink inside plate.