Auction 104, Lot 111

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1844 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 10.6 inches
43.2 x 26.9 cm

Beautiful map featuring the Republic of Texas. The United States extends into present-day Canada, Russia owns Alaska, and Mexico's northern border is shown according to the Treaty of 1810. Surrounded by beautifully engraved scenes 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 in lovely, full original color, vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A

Small printing flaw in vignette at upper left, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/10/2003

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