Description: Antique map of Europe titled 'Europe Ancienne, Das alte Europa'. Hand-coloured miniature map with much detail. German subtitle.
Artists and Engravers: Alain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706) spent the first part of his career as a foot soldier in one the regiments of Louis XIV, becoming a sergeant-major of artillery and then an inspector of fortifications. After leaving the army he specialised in the publication of books describing both scientific and practical aspects of military engineering.
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