Auction 107, Lot 89

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11 inches
43.2 x 27.9 cm

This very popular and decorative 19th century map features an Independent Texas, the United States extending into present day Canada, Russia in control of Alaska, and Mexico's northern border according to the Treaty of 1819. Surrounded by beautifully engraved, and fully colored, scenes of North and Central America including local animals, a ship stranded in the polar sea, and a Mayan Temple.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004

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