Auction 112, Lot 438

"Huningue est une Forteresse a cinq Bastions depuis peu bastie par le Royelle…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

11 x 7.8 inches
27.9 x 19.8 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 shows the fortification at Huningue on both sides of the Rhein River in Alsace. Engraved by Herman van Loon.

References: Pollak #21.

Condition: A

Manuscript page number in upper right margin.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/28/2005