"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor
Subject: South Pacific
Period: 1850 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel Illustré
Color: Hand Color
16.7 x 11.2 inches
42.4 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.
Faint scattered foxing. Tear in blank margin, closed with archival tape.