Auction 125, Lot 559

"Nice Ville Capitale du Comte de meme nom, Situee sur les Frontiers d'Italie…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France, Nice

Period: 1692 (dated)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

11 x 8.2 inches
27.9 x 20.8 cm

Handsome bird's-eye plan of Nice depicting the original city and castles. Nicolas de Fer held the title of 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 p. 40.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008