Auction 116, Lot 540

"Cambrai Ville forte Capitale du Cambresis…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.5 inches
27.9 x 19.1 cm

Charming bird's-eye plan of the elaborate fortifications of the city of Cambrai. 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

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/20/2006

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