Auction 106, Lot 383

"[Lot of 6 - French Departments]", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: France

Period: 1847 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustré

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 11.5 inches
41.9 x 29.2 cm

Very decorative set of maps that cover the Mediterranean coastline. Includes the Pyrenees Orientales, Aude, Herault, Gard, Bouches du Rhone and Var. Nice was at the time part of Sardinia as the river Var formed France's eastern border. Each surrounded by finely engraved vignettes, uncolored as issued. Size approximate for each.

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Condition: A

Aude with two small, light spots, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/3/2004

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