Copper engraving showing the ruins of the ancient Persian city of Persepolis, now in Iran. Two sheets joined. Overall sheet size: 77.6cms x 24.5 cms ; 739mm x 213mm. On left hand side margin, neatline and some rocks re-instated in manuscript on old paper; old folds as issued ; two old sellotape staining on verso top right and middle else striking engraving in very good condition.
Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered primarily for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs. Taken from his Travels in the Levant.