de Fer, Nicolas
1700

Anvers

Anvers, Antwerpen en Flamand Belle et Grande Ville de Pais Bas . . . (Antwerp)

DESCRIPTION: Small antique map /plan of the historic town of Antwerp (Anvers), Belgium ca. 1700. Shows the walled and moated city of Antwerp along the Scheldt (Escaut) river with an additional fortress ( Citadelle ) attached on the upstream end of the city. A general street plan is supported by a 20+ item legend identifying key points in the city and surrounding area.

This antique copperplate-engraved map was produced toward the end of the 17th century by the well known French geographer and cartographer, Nicolas de Fer (1646 - 1720). De Fer was a prolific producer of maps and prints who among other honors, was appointed as official geographer to the Spansh King in 1702.

CREATOR: de Fer, Nicolas

PUBLICATION DATE: 1700

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Belgium

BODY OF WATER: Scheldt River

CONDITION: Good.  On heavy chain-laid paper. No tears, holes or stains. Ample margin.

COLORING: Contemporary hand color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 11 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 7

PRICE: $350

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