Auction 102, Lot 506

"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1847 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.3 x 11 inches
41.4 x 27.9 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 feature the natives of the region, portraits of French explorers, native foliage and a harbor vignette.

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Condition: A

Slight toning and minor marginal soil.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/5/2003

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