"[Lot of 5 Maps]", Levasseur, Victor
Subject: France - Normandy
Period: 1855 (circa)
Publication: Atlas National Illustre
Color: Hand Color
15.6 x 10.8 inches
39.6 x 27.4 cm
Following the French Revolution the country was divided into 89 departments and the ancient Province of Normandy was split into five departments: Manche, Calvados, Orne, Seine Inferieure and Eure. Three of the maps include the coast, site of the Allied landings in 1944. The large engraved illustrations include shipping, flora, fauna, hunting, local costume and famous personages etc.
Even age toning with wide margins. Vignettes uncolored, as issued.