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Auction 115, Lot 459

"Meziers, ville forte, situee, sur la Meuse, dans la Province de Champagne", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 7.5 inches
27.4 x 19.1 cm
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Bird's-eye plan depicts the fortification at Mezieres on the Meuse River, in Champagne. 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, p. 40.

Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/21/2006