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MADAGASCAR Engraving Antique Print Allain Mallet 1719 GRANDE or KING & NATIVES

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GRAND DE MADAGASCAR

by

Alain Manesson Mallet.

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

An unusual copper engraved antique print depicting the Grand or King of Madagascar with natives and animals in the background.

A crisp, dark impression in fine condition . On hand laid paper and blank verso. 




Measuring  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 

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