"[Lot of 2 - Astronomy]", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l'Universe
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.6 inches
10.2 x 14.2 cm
Two great little engravings from Mallet's Description of the Universe. Fig. 39 depicts a telescope being used to view the Milky Way and
Fig. 50 shows a huge Mercury in the sky above the Tower of Babel with astronomers in the foreground.