"[Lot of 2] Figure XXXIV [and] Figure XXXVI", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: Description de l'Univers
Color: Black & White
3.9 x 5.8 inches
9.9 x 14.7 cm
This pair of miniature celestial charts shows the southern and northern skies with allegorical representations of the signs of the zodiac. In the background behind the charts are nocturnal seaside scenes. Size varies slightly. French text on verso with an additional page of related text.
References: Kanas #7.3.2; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET 1 A #34 & #36.