Auction 153, Lot 441

"Nouvelle Carte Illustre de l'Europe Presentant les Grandes Divisions Physiques, la Distribution Geographique des Vegetaux et des Mineraux...", Vuillemin, Alexander A.

Subject: Europe

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: Geographie Commerciale et Industrielle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
33.3 x 23.6 inches
84.6 x 59.9 cm

A handsome, large chart from this scarce nineteenth century atlas. The map is filled with an impressive array of information illustrating the physical and geographical divisions, shipping routes, roads and railways, and the plant and mineral distributions. The map is flanked with side panels containing numerous meticulously engraved vignettes representing the various commerce and industry of the different countries and regions.

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Condition: B+

Original color on a sound sheet with minor foxing along the centerfold at bottom and small damps stains at the top and bottom of the sheet, also along the centerfold. Lower margin reinforced with tissue. There are some tiny tears along the edges of the sheet, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 5/20/2015

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