C1683

Isles de Salomon

Mapmaker:

Alain Manesson Mallet (1630 - 1706)

The Solomon Islands were discovered by the Spaniard Alvaro Mendana in 1567-68 and rediscovered in 1766 by Carteret, the Commander of the HMS Swallow.

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S/N: PI-SOL-1683-MALL-253–184475
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Full Title:

Isles de Salomon

Date:

C1683

Mapmaker:

Alain Manesson Mallet (1630 - 1706)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

105mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
Isles de Salomon - Antique Map from 1683

Genuine antique
dated:

1683

Description:

The Solomon Islands were discovered by the Spaniard Alvaro Mendana in 1567-68 and rediscovered in 1766 by Carteret, the Commander of the HMS Swallow.

Mapmaker:

Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706)

French engineer, taught mathematics & geometry at the court of Louis XIV & was an expert in fortifications. He produced an atlas, “Description DE L’Univers Conten Du Monde..”

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