Auction 102, Lot 32

"Planisphere", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: World

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 11.2 inches
40.6 x 28.4 cm

Lovely map from one of the last decorative atlases of the nineteenth century. The map is presented on Mercator's projection. It is surrounded by fine steel engravings including vignettes representing the four seasons, allegorical figures of the continents and several mythical figures, Adam and Eve and much else of interest.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/5/2003

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