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Auction 113, Lot 464

"Tournay Ville forte des Pais Bas du Comte de Flandres…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm
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This plan illustrates the large fortifications and citadel of Tournai. 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


Closed on 12/7/2005