de Fer, Nicolas

1690

Title Page for Les Costes de France

Les Costes de France sur l'Océan et la Mer. Title page.

DESCRIPTION: Very cool and interesting title page with a depiction of numerous late 17th century maritime activities attending harbor work.

This title page was produced 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 Spanish King in 1702. Published in de Fer's atlas: "Les Costes de France sur l'Océan et la Mer Mediterranee..." with 32 engraved charts. That work was a re-issue of Christophe Tassin's 1634 work "Cartes Generale et Particulieres de toutes le costes de France tant de la mer Oceane que Mediterranee".

CREATOR: de Fer, Nicolas

PUBLICATION DATE: 1690

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Europe

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CONDITION: Fair.  Trimmed to the neatline and backed with heavier paper. Fine impression.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 13 " x 9 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1

PRICE: $120


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