Original etching/engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 32.5 x 20 cm. The image size is ca. 31 x 19.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 12.8 x 7.9 inch. The image size is ca. 12.2 x 7.7 inch.
Original antique print, titled: ‘Nazareth’. It shows a bird’s eye view of the village Nazareth, with keyed index to the places shown on the image. This print originates from Heinrich Bunting’s ‘Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae – Reise Buch uber die Ganze Heilige Schrift’ (Erfurt, Jungnicol, 1754). This work was originally published (from 1581)) with woodcut maps illustrating the most complete summary of biblical geography available at the time. In later editions the maps were updated to reflect modern knowledge. Rare.Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Heinrich Bunting. Heinrich Bunting (1545-1606) was a German Protestant pastor and theologian. Itinerarium Sarcae Scripturae was his best known work, first published in 1581. Artist and engraver unknown, to be determined.
Condition: Very good, given age. Folds, as issued. Lower right corner with a small wormhole (backed with contemporary paper and acid-free archival tape). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling.
Keywords: RARE ANTIQUE PRINT-NAZARETH-VILLAGE-VIEW-INDEX-BUNTING