Auction 97, Lot 532

"[Lot of 112 engravings]", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Miscellaneous

Period: 1693 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

Some light toning, all with old color.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/5/2001

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