Auction 111, Lot 447

"Le Fort Louis du Rhein…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 8.1 inches
27.2 x 20.6 cm

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. This plan illustrates the classic Vauban-style fortification built on an island and the banks of the Rhein River.

References: Pollak #21.

Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/8/2005

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