Auction 110, Lot 438

"Sedan, Ville forte de Champagne…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 8.5 inches
27.4 x 21.6 cm

Fine small plan of Sedan, the largest medieval stronghold in Europe, with its multifaceted fortifications. Nicolas de Fer held the title of Geographer at Louis XIV's court. He was one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/2/2005