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Auction 110, Lot 480

"Rheinfels Petite Ville forte…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Germany

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.2 inches
30 x 20.8 cm
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Quaint bird's-eye plan of the fortress at Heilbronn and vicinity along the Necker River. The title cartouche features a river god. 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

Few minor spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 3/2/2005