Auction 115, Lot 348

"Amerique Meridionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: South America

Period: 1869 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 11.2 inches
42.4 x 28.4 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.

A very decorative 19th century map of the continent showing political divisions in outline color. The map is surrounded by fully colored, steel engraved scenes including horses, Indians, mining and indigenous animals.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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