"[Lot of 2 - Ships]", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1719 (circa)
Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt Kreises…
Color: Hand Color
5 x 7.8 inches
12.7 x 19.8 cm
This lot includes two engravings of ships from the first volume of Mallet's Beschreibung des Ganzen Welt Kreises…. The first, engraved by Vogel, depicts a ship firing a cannon with several rowboats alongside. The various sails are lettered, with a key in French and German at top. The second engraving depicts several ships in stormy weather.
References: cf. Pastoureau, Manesson-Mallet Tome I,  & .
Marginal soiling and remnants of hinge tape on verso. The first engraving has a minor damp stain in top blank margin, far from image. The second engraving has a small chip in bottom right corner, also far from image.