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(Ratzebourg) Ratzeburg Antique battle plan de Fer 1696
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(Ratzebourg) Ratzeburg Antique battle plan de Fer 1696

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Antique battle plan of Ratzeburg Germany during the Danish North German (Hannover) war.

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(Ratzebourg) Ratzeburg Antique battle plan de Fer 1696

Title: Ratzebourg ville d'Allemagne du cercle de la Basse Saxe et du duché de Lauvenbourg située dans un Lac a 54. degrez 6. minutes de Latitude et a 30. degrez 45. minutes de Longitude le Duc d'Hunover y avoit Garnison quand elle fut bombardée par le Roy de Dannemarq l'an 1693. au mois d'Aoust

Description: Antique battle plan of Ratzeburg Germany during the Danish North German (Hannover) war.
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.
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A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.

Size:
Sheet app.: 32 x 23 cm. 12.5 x 9 inches.
Image app.: 24 x 18 cm. 9.5 x 7 inches.
Contition: Fine map in good condition, page notes at border.