Auction 114, Lot 7

"[Lot of 2 - Title Pages]", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1719 (published)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 6.2 inches
10.9 x 15.7 cm

Two attractive title pages from a German edition of Mallet's extensive work. Mallet started his career as a soldier in the army of Louis XIV where he became a Sergeant-Major and an Inspector of Fortifications. After retiring from the military he published several works including the Description de L'Univers.

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Condition: B

Color slightly faded.

Estimate: $80 - $150

Sold for: $45

Closed on 3/1/2006

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