"Lille, Ville Forte des Pais Bas, Situee dans le Comte de la Flandre Francoise…", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Lille, Belgium
Period: 1696 (circa)
Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…
Color: Hand Color
11 x 7 inches
27.9 x 17.8 cm
This plan illustrates the large fortifications and citadel of Lille. Engraved by Herman van Loon and 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.
Wide margins and light toning.