Auction 121, Lot 540

"De Lini, by Stolhof, in der Elsas, Tussghen, Straatsburg, en het Fort Louis, Door de Franse aangetast op Den 23 April 1703", Anon.

Subject: France, Alsace

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Black & White

21.7 x 17.5 inches
55.1 x 44.5 cm

A large and strongly engraved plan shows the battle for control of Fort Louis that occurred in Alsace in April of 1703 during the War of Spanish Succession. The topography is graphically rendered with detail of troop placements and movements keyed in a decorative cartouche featuring a lion and an eagle. Title in both Dutch and French at top.


Condition: A+

Insignificant spot above title.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 9/26/2007