Mount of Olives Holy Land Palestine 1670 rare antique engraved birds-eye printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Bethany / Jerusalem / Mount of Olives/ Holy Land). (on reverse is a similar charming prospect birds-eye view of Bethania).
Issued 1670, London for Chetwin.
Charming and uncommon 17th century copper engraved birds-eye view print.
Below the prospect view are two columns listing over 24 specific sites or locations. North is oriented to the left.
The image has a primitive feel, a style of engraving quite unique to this time in history.
Print paper and engraved area remains well preserved, any flaws minor.
Sheet measures c. 6 1/2"H x 7"W.
Printed area measures c. 4"H x 4 7/8"W.