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Auction 115, Lot 575

"Belgrade Ville forte Capitale de la Rascie", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Balkans, Serbia

Period: 1705 (dated)

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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The city and environs of Belgrade, the present-day Serbian capital, are situated at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers. This is the second state of this handsome plan. 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

Some minor marginal defects, none near map.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/21/2006