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Description:This finely engraved hand coloured original antique print a view of Neros Golden Palace in Rome was published in 1650 by Thomas Fuller in his unique book of the Holy Land A Pisagh-Sight of Palestine
Fuller, a loyalist during the English Civil War of the mid 17th century, wrote Pisagh-Sightduring a forced exile in Waltham. The book was an early success and confirmed the genial divines contention the “the booksellers have always done well by me”. His earlier studies in poetry and history and his droll humor contribute to the geographical description in “Pisagh-Sight” while the cartography in the book is derived from that of Adrichom sixty years before. The book contained 21 wonderfully engraved maps on the Holy Land and displayed unusual charm in their Vignettes and scenes. For all its lively and playful erudition, Pisagh-Sight is one of the great books on the topography of the Holy Land. (Ref: Nebenzahl; Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - Off white Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Yellow, pink, orange, green General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 17in X 13in (435mm x 330mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm) Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Folds as issued Verso: - None