Auction 110, Lot 571

"Asie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Asia

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 11.4 inches
43.7 x 29 cm

Early impression of this lovely map of the continent. The map is surrounded by steel engraved vignettes depicting costumes of the various peoples of Asia, Adam and Eve, and several exotic animals. One of the last maps produced in the decorative style. Surrounding scenes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A+

One tiny and light spot, still fine. Small embossed stamp in lower blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/2/2005

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