Auction 116, Lot 483

"Naerden Petite Ville forte, du Comte de Hollande, Situee sur le Zuyder-Zee", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…

Color: Hand Color

12 x 10.5 inches
30.5 x 26.7 cm

Bird's-eye plan of the fortress at Naarden with its unique double walls and moats. 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, pp.40-43.

Condition: A

Couple of unobtrusive spots, else fine with wide original margins.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/20/2006