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Auction 118, Lot 645

"St. Omer Ville forte des Pais bas dans le Comte d'Artois…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France, St. Omer

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

11.4 x 9 inches
29 x 22.9 cm

Nicely engraved plan of the fortifications at St. Omer in the marshes of Artois. This was one of the fortresses built by Marechal Vauban for Louis XIV. These were designed to ensure that France's north-east border lands could never be recaptured.

References: Pollak #21, p. 40.

Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $90


Closed on 3/6/2007