Auction 117, Lot 570

"Juliers Ville d'Allemagne…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Germany

Period: 1691 (dated)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 6.8 inches
19.6 x 17.3 cm

Fine plan illustrates the fortifications of Juliers (Jülich) showing its strategic location on the banks of the river Rur. Engraved by Herman van Loon. 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 12/6/2006