Auction 108, Lot 105

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 11 inches
41.9 x 27.9 cm

Attractive map with the Republic of 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 fully colored scenes of North and Central America including local animals, a ship stranded in the polar sea, and a Mayan Temple. A very popular and decorative 19th century map.

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Condition: A

Some damp stains and edge tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/29/2004

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