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Auction 118, Lot 628

"Le St. Esprit Ville du bas Langued. dont le pont fameux traverse le riviere du Rhosne…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

9.7 x 7 inches
24.6 x 17.8 cm

Beautiful engraving of the famous Pont St. Esprit in the department of Gard in Languedoc-Rousillon. The bridge crosses over the Rhone River, and was built in the 14th century. Published by Nicolas de Fer, 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

Estimate: $70 - $90


Closed on 3/6/2007