Auction 107, Lot 549

"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 11.2 inches
43.7 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 map is surrounded by beautiful rendered steel engraved scenes that feature the natives of the region, portraits of French explorers and a harbor vignette.

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Condition: A

Full margins. Vignettes uncolored, as issued.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/9/2004

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