Auction 92, Lot 96

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1847 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universal Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 11.2 inches
43.7 x 28.4 cm

A very decorative steel engraved map with original outline color. Texas is still shown as independent, California belongs to Mexico and Alaska is labeled 'Amerique Russe'. The surrounding (uncolored) illustrations show flora, fauna and people of North and Central America. Chart lists Texas having a population of 200,000.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/13/2000

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