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Mallet, Alain Manesson

(1630 - 1706)

Alain Manesson Mallet was a French cartographer and engineer.
Map from Description de L'Univers
Map from Description de L'Univers

He started his career as a soldier in the army of Louis XIV, became a Sergeant-Major and an Inspector of Fortifications.

His major publications were Description de L'Univers (1683) in 5 volumes, and Les Travaux de Mars ou l'Art de la Guerre (1684) in 3 volumes.
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