Auction 110, Lot 483

"Manheim…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Germany

Period: 1696 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

11.4 x 8.8 inches
29 x 22.4 cm

Charming plan of the fortified city and citadel at Mannheim prior to its destruction in 1689, during the War of the Palatinate Succession. Title cartouche features a river god and a soldier. 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+

Slight plate ink residue in corners.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/2/2005