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Auction 113, Lot 495

"Cambrai Ville forte Capitale du Cambresis…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 8.1 inches
27.4 x 20.6 cm
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Charming bird's-eye plan of the elaborate fortifications of the city of Cambrai. 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

Minor printer's crease at center with some foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/7/2005