Ancient Jerusalem Holy Land 1683 Mallet birds-eye map plan city view hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Judah, Jerusalem, Palace of David, Temple of Solomon, Mount Calvary, Valley of Jehoshaphat).
Issued 1683, Paris, for A.M. Mallet.
Charming 17th century copper engraved view with lovely hand color.
The image has a near folk-art feel, a style unique to this historical era. Utterly unlike anything produced today and of modern aesthetic appeal for this reason.
Mostly clean and well preserved example, the image displays a fine patina.
Sheet measures c. 7 7/8"H x 5 7/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 5 1/2"H x 4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3, pp. 196.