The signs of the zodiac are displayed in their allegorical forms, including Scorpio and Sagittarius. And many other dramatic representations of constellations, like Le Grand Chien (the big dog). Legend at bottom identifies the stars with letters. First published 1683 From Alain Manesson Mallet's Description de lUnivers. Of the French text edition published by Johann David Zunner 1684.The plates engraved for Zunner are close copies of the. Originals and still have French titles and names. A few are signed by there engravers: J. Decorative antique map on hand made laid paper. Original engraved Copper plate in excellent condition, blank to verso. Approx engraved area: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm). Alain Manesson Mallet was a French cartographer and engineer. He started his career as a soldier. In the army of Louis XIV, became a Sergeant-Major in the artillery and an Inspector of Fortifications. He also served under the King of Portugal, before returning to France, and his appointment to the. MORE GENUINE ANTIQUE MAPS FROM. The item "100% Original Arctic Celestial Zodiac Chart map, Alain Mallet 1684 South Pole" is in sale since Friday, June 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "raremapsandprints" and is located in Bourne End. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.