The Siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. II King. XXV.i &c.
Engraving, platemark 340 x 450mm (13½ x 17¾"). Folds as issued; repaired tear into image on right.
'So in the ninth year of Zedekiah’s reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched against Jerusalem with his whole army. He encamped outside the city and built siege works all around it.' Plate from the London publication of Augustin Calmet's 'Historical, critical, geographical [...] Dictionary of the Holy Bible' (1732).
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