Auction 119, Lot 534

"Gand Ville des Pais Bas Capitale du Comte de Flandre…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Belgium, Ghent

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

8.7 x 6.5 inches
22.1 x 16.5 cm

Handsome military plan of the city of Ghent, with north oriented to the right. 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. Engraved by Inselin.

References: Pollak #21, p. 40.

Condition: A

Faint damps stains in very wide original margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 5/9/2007