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Scotland and Her Islands.

Mallet, Allain Manesson. Scotland, Orkney, Shetland, Hebrides & the Faroe Islands. Is. de Fero de Scheland. Orknay et Hebrides. Paris. Thierry. Denys. 1683
Copper engraved map of Scotland and the Islands from Mallet's "Description de l'Univers" 1st edition. Text to verso. Dark impression, light toning; slight soiling to right blank margin.

Allain Manesson Mallet 1630- 1706, French cartographer, engineer and mathematician, served in the army of Louis XIV, and also that of the King of Portugal later becoming Inspector of Fortifications to Louis. He published the "Description de l'Univers" in 1683, attempting to describe the cartography, towns, ports, people, habits and traditions of the known world. The work extended to 5 volumes with some 600 illustrations.
His other works were"Les Travaux de Mars, ou L'art de la Guerre" 1684, and "La geometerie Practique" 1702.
150 by 107mm (6 by 4ΒΌ inches).   ref: 2976  €100

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