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Auction 188, Lot 393

"[Lot of 2] Royaume d'Irlande [and] Dublin", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1683-84 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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A. Royaume d'Irlande, from Description de l'Univers, circa 1683 (4.5 x 6.1"). This small copper-engraved map of Ireland focuses on lakes and rivers. The title in simple block form. French text on verso. Condition: A nice impression with a small hole and a tiny spot, both in the border at bottom left.

B. Dublin, from Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses, circa 1684 (4.0 x 6.1"). This plan depicts Dublin in a simple style detailing the street pattern and buildings, with two sailing ships shown in the river. The city's name appears in a ribbon style title cartouches above. From the German edition. Condition: There is a bit of printer's ink residue and marginal soiling.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I A [529] & I B.

Condition: A

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Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/22/2022