"[Lot of 112 engravings]", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1693 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm
Set of hand colored copper engravings from a couple of different issued of Mallet's "Description de l' Univers". Included are bird's eye city plans, a map of Nova Zembla, city views, methods of fishing - including a fascinating scene of the harvesting of coral by native divers.
Some light toning, all with old color.