"Dept. de la Corse", Levasseur, Victor
Period: 1850 (circa)
Publication: Atlas National Illustre
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 16.4 inches
29.2 x 41.7 cm
Spectacular 19th century map of Corsica surmounted by an eagle carrying Corsica's most famous native son - Napoleon Bonaparte. The map is elaborately decorated with Corsica's produce, grapes, olive oil and an abundance of seafood.
A small area of insect grazing in blank margin. Small tear in blank margin, and a light spot of foxing just inside the map.