Auction 146, Lot 510

"Armentiers",

Subject: Armentieres, France

Period: 1698 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.5 x 12.6 inches
39.4 x 32 cm

Great bird's-eye plan of the city during a siege in the Anglo-Spanish War. The view is presented from a hilltop vantage point and provides an excellent view of the deployments of the army. There is a lettered key which identifies locations in the fortified city. Engraved by Gaspar Bouttats.

References:

Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with attractive color, faint toning along centerfold, and minor printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/4/2013

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