Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 640

"Le Vray Pourtraict de la Ville de Nismes", Belleforest, Francois

Subject: France, Nimes

Period: 1575 (published)

Publication: La Cosmographie universelle

Color: Black & White

11.2 x 8 inches
28.4 x 20.3 cm

This rare plan of the city of Nimes was designed by Edouard Bredin for the French edition of the Cosmography. The plan is flanked by columns of French text and a key at bottom locates the important buildings. French text on verso.


Condition: B

Lightly toned on centerfold with a faint damp stain in top blank margin.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 3/6/2007