MALLET, ALLAIN MANESSON. 1630-1706.
Description de l'univers ... tome cinquieme. Paris: Denys Thierry, 1683.
Volume 5 only (of 5). 4to (204 x 130 mm). , 400,  pp. Errata leaf. 170 engraved plates, mostly maps, plans, and views. Engraved initials, head and tail-pieces. Period calf, raised bands, spines gilt. Leaves and plates overall fine, a few plates toned, binding chipped, joints starting.
FIRST EDITION, volume 5 of Mallet's encyclopedic work. The final third of the present volume is devoted to America, and features dozens of views and maps including Canada, Virginia, Florida, Mexico, California, and city views of Quebec and Havana among others. Phillips 3447; Sabin 44130.
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