Auction 125, Lot 107

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 11 inches
42.4 x 27.9 cm

This richly engraved map shows the United States extending into present-day Canada up to the 55° latitude line and Russia in control of Alaska. The Republic of Texas is outlined, and Mexico's northern border is drawn according to the Treaty of 1819 (here miss-printed as 1810). Surrounded beautifully engraved scenes of North and Central America including wildlife, a ship stranded in the polar sea and a Mayan temple.

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Condition: A

Beautiful example with strong impression, fine original color in outline and full margins. Lower margin with a short closed edge tear and several spots of mold.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 9/24/2008

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