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Victor Levasseur's "Atlas National Illustre" and "Atlas Universel Illustre" are among the last decorative atlases published. The maps are all lavishly illustrated with scenes of the countryside, products and activities indigenous to the region.

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Lot 391
By: Victor Levasseur
Subject: South America
Date: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 17.1 x 11.1 inches
         43.5 x 28.2 cm

    A very decorative 19th century map of the continent shows political divisions in outline color, with good detail of rivers and topography. The map is surrounded by steel engraved scenes including horses, Indians, jaguars, tapirs, and mining as well as female personifications at the top representing the Amazon and La Plata Rivers. The map and surrounding scenes are beautifully drawn.

Condition Description: Excellent impression and color with marginal soiling and toning along edges of sheet.

$110.00 - $140.00

Sold for: $95.00

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