"Vaisseaux de l'Asie et de l'Afriq", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l'Univers
Color: Black & White
4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm
This interesting small engraving illustrates the variety of ships and boats native to Asia and Africa. In the foreground is a Chinese junk and a Barbary corsair galley.
There is a minor damp stain in the blank margins that just enters the image at top.