Auction 129, Lot 856

"Vaisseaux de l'Asie et de l'Afriq", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Ships

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.


Condition: B+

There is a minor damp stain in the blank margins that just enters the image at top.

Estimate: $95 - $130


Closed on 9/23/2009