Calais Ville forte de Picardie Old plan France De Fer 1696
Title: Calais, Ville forte de Picardie…
Description: Antique old plan of the fortifications of Calais France with annotations in a nice title cartouche. The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Cartographer: Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720)
Engraver: Harmanus van Loon.
Origin: Atlas Les forces de l'Europe, ou, Description des principales villes; avec leurs fortifications ... (1695-1696)
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. After his death in 1720 De Fer’s property was divided between his sons-in-law Guillaume Danet, François Bénard and Rémi Richer.
Hand colored Fortified town and city plans of Europe.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: Sheet app.: 37 x 27 cm. 14.5 x 10.75 inches. Image app.: 27 x 19 cm. 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Condition: Very good, fold as published.