Isle de Rhodes

Method Copper engraving with hand colouring
Artist Mallet, Alain Manesson
Published 1685
Dimensions 145 x 103 mm.
Notes From Mallet's Description De L'Universe.

Alain Manesson Mallet (1630–1706) was a French cartographer and engineer. He started his career as a soldier in the army of Louis XIV, became a Sergeant-Major in the artillery and an Inspector of Fortifications. He also served under the King of Portugal, before returning to France, and his appointment to the court of Louis XIV. His military engineering and mathematical background led to his position teaching mathematics at court.
Mallet's major publications were Description de L'Univers (1683) in five volumes, and Les Travaux de Mars ou l'Art de la Guerre (1684) in three volumes.
Framing mounted
Price £90.00
Stock ID 34681