Auction 102, Lot 88

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11.2 inches
43.2 x 28.4 cm

Lovely map with the United States extending into present day Canada, Russia in control of Alaska and Mexico's northern border according to the Treaty of 1810. Surrounded by beautifully engraved scenes (fully colored) of North and Central America including local animals, a ship stranded in the polar sea, and a Mayan Temple. A very popular and decorative 19th century map. Map is in outlined color.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $230

Closed on 3/5/2003

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