From Manesson-Mallet’s description of the world
By MANESSON-MALLET, Alain, 1683
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- Author: MANESSON-MALLET, Alain
- Publication place: [Paris
- Publisher: Chez Denys Thierry
- Publication date: 1683].
- Physical description: Engraved map, French text on verso.
- Dimensions: 210 by 139mm. (8.25 by 5.5 inches).
- Inventory reference: 15889
Manesson-Mallet (1630–1706) was an engineer in the service of the King of Portugal. On his return to France, he was appointed Master of mathematics to the pages of King Louis XIV. In addition to his history of the world, he also wrote a book about fortifications ‘Les Travaux de Mars’, and another about surveying and mapmaking ‘La Geometrie Pratique, divisee en quatre livers’
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