"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor
Subject: South Pacific Ocean
Period: 1850 (circa)
Publication: Atlas National Illustre
Color: Hand Color
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.
Couple of spots in bottom margin, else fine.