Auction 101, Lot 481

"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.6 x 11.2 inches
42.2 x 28.4 cm

An attractive map from one of the last decorative atlases of the nineteenth century. The map covers the entire South Pacific including Australia and New Zealand and Southeast Asia. The surrounding steel engraved scenes are fully colored and feature the natives of the region, portraits of French explorers and a harbor vignette.

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Condition: A

Couple of spots in bottom margin, else fine.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/4/2002

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