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MOLLUCCAS, INDONESIA. MALUKU, SPICE Is, E. INDIES,Mallet orig. antique map 1719

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ISLE MOLUCQUES

by

Alain Manesson Mallet.

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

A copper engraved antique map of the Mollucas or Spice Islands in the East Indies, present day Maluku, Indonesia. The sea area is decorated with sailing ships with cannons firing.

Fine condition, on hand laid paper, blank verso.

Approx. 6" x 4" (150mm x 110mm) printed 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 MAP GUARANTEED OVER 290 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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