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TRIPOLI, LIBYA, N. AFRICA bird's eye plan Mallet original antique print 1719

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PLAN DE TRIPOLI

and

TRIPOLIE DE BARBARIE

by

Alain Manesson Mallet.

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

An interesting copper engraved antique bird's eye view of Tripoli, Libya printed together with a view of the city. 

Fine condition, free of repairs or restoration, 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

T22514


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