Auction 113, Lot 494

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

Subject: France

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 8.1 inches
27.2 x 20.6 cm

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

Manuscript page number in upper right margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/7/2005

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