Auction 116, Lot 571

"Francfort sur le Mein…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Germany

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…

Color: Hand Color

12 x 10.5 inches
30.5 x 26.7 cm

Handsome bird's-eye plan of Frankfurt and the bridgehead at Sachsenhausen across the Main River showing the extensive fortifications and the plan of the city. 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: $110 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/20/2006