Auction 157, Lot 600

"Malte", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Malta

Period: 1685 (published)

Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses

Color: Hand Color

4 x 5.7 inches
10.2 x 14.5 cm

This miniature bird's-eye view of Valetta shows the defenses of the city with ships engaged in battle in the background. Blank verso. From the German edition of Manesson-Mallet's Description de l'Univers.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: A

A dark impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $125

Closed on 5/4/2016