"[Lot of 6 - French Departments]", Levasseur, Victor
Period: 1847 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel Illustré
Color: Hand Color
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.
Aude with two small, light spots, still very good.