Amsterdam antique plan Ville Capitale by de Fer 1696
Title: Amsterdam, Ville Capitale du Comte de Hollande, Fameux Port de Mer sur le Zuider Zee.
Attractive small French plan of the fortifications of Amsterdam.
Origin: atlas "Les forces de le Europe" (Introduction a la fortification)
Cartographer: Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720) mapmaker, cartographer and colorist. Nicolas De Fer was the official geographer to the French king and a successful publisher. The son of cartographer Antoine de Fer. Nicholas was established as an engraver, cartographer and map publisher in Paris. Nicolas began his career with an apprenticeship to the engraver Louis Spirinx in Paris.
Size: Sheet app.: 34.5 x 28 cm. 13.75 x 11 inches. Image app.: 26 x 18 cm. 10.25 x 7.25 inches. Condition: Very good condition.