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Auction 114, Lot 380

"Gothebourg Ville Forte port de Mer sur l'Ocean de la Province de Westro-Gotland au nord de destroit appelle le Sond", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 7.4 inches
31 x 18.8 cm
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Charming bird's-eye plan of the fortification of the city of Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden. 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

Remargined at right to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/1/2006