Auction 111, Lot 458

"[Lot of 2] Dept. de la Seine [and] Dept. de Seine et Oise", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: France

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 11 inches
41.9 x 27.9 cm

Victor Levasseur's "Atlas National Illustre" and "Atlas Universel Illustre" are among the last decorative atlases published. The maps are all lavishly illustrated with scenes of the countryside, products and activities indigenous to the region.

Pair of nice maps from one of the last decorative atlases of the 19th century. Dept. de la Seine features Paris and its environs including Versailles; Dept. de Seine et Oise covers a wider region.

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Condition: A

Bit of light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/8/2005

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