Auction 109, Lot 99

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 10.9 inches
42.4 x 27.7 cm

Fine 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 beautifully engraved 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+

Fine impression with lovely original outline coloring and wide margins. Vignettes uncolored, as issued.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2004

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