Battle of Heraclea Pyrrhic War Elephants Roman Army 1726 engraved battle printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Plan de la Bataille d'heraclee l'am de Rome 473.
(Ancient World, Roman Empire, Europe, Italian Peninsula, Pyrrhic War, Battle of Heraclea, War Elephants).
Issued 1726, Paris.
Early 18th century engraved bird's eye view of an historical battle field engagement. Decorative elephant head with warriors cartouche at top left enhances visual appeal.
Nice looking example, overall toning and light browning, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to right or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 10" H x 13 1/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 8 5/8" H x 12 1/2" W.