Auction 139, Lot 462

"Perpignan Ville Forte Capitale du Comte de Roussillon au Roy depuis 1642 …", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Perpignan, France

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

11 x 7 inches
27.9 x 17.8 cm

A handsome bird's-eye plan of Perpignan in southern France, the capital of the counts of Roussillon. Published by Nicolas de Fer, Geographer at Louis XIV's court, and one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.

References: Pollak p. 40.

Condition: A

Wide margins with faint toning and a small hole in left blank margin.

Estimate: $55 - $75

Sold for: $40

Closed on 2/15/2012