Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Realmot [Realmont], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 46 in the upper right-hand corner. Realmot is a commune in southern France. The print shows a fortification built along the path of waterway which becomes a natural moat. There are several freestanding hornworks within the moat. Most of these are connected to the main structure by catwalks. There are four gates, each of which require passage across one detached section of wall before entry to the main fortress. The shapes of the walls illustrate the star-shaped patterns common to this era, an adaptation made to allow for defensive canonry, and to protect against siege artillery.

Title: Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Realmot [Realmont], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Author: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Categories: Ephemera, Castles & Fortifications, 17th Century,

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 1665308

Keywords: EPHEMERA CASTLES FORTIFICATION FORTS REALMOT FRANCE,