Auction 112, Lot 520

"Stetin Ville forte d'Allemagne, Capitale de la Pomeranie Royale…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Poland

Period: 1691 (dated)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 6.9 inches
19.6 x 17.5 cm

Superb plan of the fortifications at Szczecin with a key to the major buildings. Engraved by Herman van Loon. 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

Light soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/28/2005