Auction 107, Lot 241

"Colonies Francaises (en Amerique)", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 10.8 inches
43.2 x 27.4 cm

Attractive and decorative steel engraved map of the island group centered on Guadeloupe and Pointe-a-Pitre. Inset of Anguilla and St. Martin. Surrounding vignettes depict history and commerce such as a sugar mill, bales of cotton and a dramatic view of a earthquake in progress. Vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A+

Lovely example with very wide margins and thick paper.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $0

Closed on 6/9/2004

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