Auction 112, Lot 437

"Strasbourg Ville Fameuse Situee sur la petite Riviere d'Ill…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm

Superb bird's-eye plan of the fortifications for Strasbourg and the surrounding countryside. Includes a key to the major buildings and a decorative title cartouche. 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.

References: Pollak #21.

Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/28/2005