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Ples' D'ABISSINIE
(People of Abyssinia)


by

Alain Manesson Mallet.

Published Frankfurt 1719 in "Beschreibung des ganzen Welt Kreises....", a German translation of Mallet's "Description de L'Univers."

An early 19th century copper engraved antique print of a native couple in present day Ethiopia, Africa. 

Fine, unmarked condition, blank verso on light grade hand laid paper.

Approx. 6" x 4" (150mm x 110mm) image area only with good margins beyond.


ALLAIN MANESSON MALLET (1630 - 1706)

Mallet started out as a soldier serving King Louis XIV as an inspector of fortifications but later was appointed as mathematics teacher at the King's court. He is chiefly remembered however for his publications of "

Description de L'Univers" (1683) in 5 volumes, and "Les Travaux de Mars ou l'Art de la Guerre" (1684) in 3 volumes.


 A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 290 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

T90514

Specifications

Brand
Lindisfarne prints
Condition
New

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ABYSSINIA, ETHIOPIA, AFRICA, NATIVE COSTUME, Mallet original antique print 1719

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