Auction 115, Lot 594

"Valence, Ville forte d'Italie des Estats de Milan", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Italy

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 7.5 inches
27.4 x 19.1 cm

Fine fortification plan depicts Valenza located on the banks of the Po River. The chart is oriented with north at bottom. 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

Worm tracks in margin corner, well away from map.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/21/2006

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