A Paris chez l'auteur dans l'Isle du Palais, 1717. De Fer has realised 8 plans to describe the evolution of the history of Paris. This plan, the Seventh, represents Paris under Henri III and Louis XIII, at the early 17th century, with larger walls, especially on the west side. Saint Louis island was then urbanised after having been the result of the grouping of two islets.Urban space is still densifying with little open space no built. On left side, a table of the main edifices noted by letters, or by numbers. We have joined to the map, the antique description etablished by N. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. De Fer has created this map when he was in service of the King of France Louis XIV. In 1697, he published his first world atlas. In 1695, De Fer, with several other notable French mapmakers, became founding contributors to the French Bureau of Maps and Plans.
This bureau, created to deal with the technical and strategic problems of overseas commerce and exploration, was part of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Ministry of the Navy and Colonies. Size with margins : 37,5 x 27,5 cm / 14,5 x 10,6 inches. Condition : very good condition, in colors, large margins.
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