Dunkirk France miniature city view 1672 Mallet charming miniature printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe / France / Dunkirk).
Issued 1672, Paris by Mallet.
Charming small 17th century birds-eye view military print. Engraved with lovely hand color. Delightful tiny profile of the city includes early ramparts with sailing ships in the foreground.
Charming miniature prospect view with a cross section of a fortified plan.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 7 1/4"H x 4 1/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 5 3/8"H x 3 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3, pp. 196.