"Malte", Mallet, Alain Manesson
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.
A dark impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.