Museum of the Order of St John Library

Description de l'univers, contenant les differents systemes du monde, les cartes generales & particulieres de la geographie ancienne & moderne : les plans & les profils des principales villes & des autres lieux plus considerables de la terre; avec les portraits des souverains qui y commandent, leurs blasons, titres & livrées ; et les moeurs, religions, gouvernement, & divers habillements de chaque nation / dédiée au Roy par Allain Manesson Mallet, maistre de mathematiques des pages de la petite escurie de Sa Majesté, cy-devant ingenieur & sergent major d'artillerie en Portugal.

Author: Manesson-Mallet, Allain, 1630?-1706? [author].
Contributor(s): Zunner, Johann David, active approximately 1653-1705 [printer].
Production / publication: Suivant la copie imprimée a Paris, Francfourt-sur-le-Main : Chez Jean David Zunner, M.DC.LXXXV [1685]Description: 5 volumes : illustrations, maps, portraits, plans ; 22 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: a³, A⁴-Z², a³, A⁴-Z⁴, 2A⁴-2D². Error in signature: vol. 4 Q³ signed Q. Includes index. With numbered inserted woodcuts: 132 [vol. 2] and 130 [Vol. 4].Language note: Woodcuts titles in German.Ownership note: Presented to the English Langue of the Order of St. John by A. Blein, 20th April [1875?] - plate inside front cover of vol. 2.Binding note: Bound in calf.Subject(s): Geography -- Early works to 1800 | Cosmography
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Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book Library
Library B2.16 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 2
Book Book Library
Library B2.17 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 4

Woodcuts titles in German.

Museum of the Order of St John copy imperfect: has volumes 2 & 4 out of 5 only ; vol. 4 wants for the title page and plates 1 to 8. Museum of the Order of St John inscribed on title page of vol.2 - some crossed out initials followed by 'Amsterdam 91'.

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