"Cambrai Ville forte Capitale du Cambresis…", Fer, Nicolas de
Period: 1696 (circa)
Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…
Color: Hand Color
10.8 x 8.1 inches
27.4 x 20.6 cm
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.
Minor printer's crease at center with some foxing in blank margins.