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Auction 109, Lot 437

"[Lot of 2] Nice Ville Capitale du Comte... [and] Projet de la Forteresse de Nice", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

8 x 5 inches
20.3 x 12.7 cm

Pair of handsome bird's-eye plans of Nice. First depicts the original city and castles and second shows the new fortress and expanded city. Both decorated with title cartouches in a military theme.

References: Pollak p. 40.

Condition: A

Light soil in margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/1/2004