Auction 121, Lot 94

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1846 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11.3 inches
43.2 x 28.7 cm

This handsome map portrays the Republic of Texas, the United States extends into present-day Canada, Russia is in control of Alaska, and Mexico's northern border is according to the Treaty of 1819 (mis-printed 1810). The map is 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

Faint soil and foxing, mostly in blank margin, overall very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/26/2007

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