MALLET, Alain Manesson
MONTAGNE DE POTOSI.
Charming view of the silver-bearing Potosi mountain, in today Bolivia. From the French text edition of Description d’Univers by Alain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV.
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Copper engraving. Later colour. Fine condition. Size: 10 x 14.5 cm. (4 x 5½ inches)