Auction 110, Lot 676

"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.2 x 11 inches
41.1 x 27.9 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: B

Fine crisp impression with a few faint spots.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/2/2005

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