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Auction 138, Lot 531

"Gothebourg Ville Forte port de Mer sur l'Ocean de la Province de Westro-Gotland au nord de destroit appelle le Sond", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 7.5 inches
31.8 x 19.1 cm

This graphic bird's-eye plan shows the fortification of the city of Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden. 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.


Condition: B+

There is a small worm track in the wide margin, well away from the map, and a few faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 12/7/2011