Auction 93, Lot 358

"Oceanie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustré

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 11.2 inches
42.4 x 28.4 cm

Decorative map of the Pacific surrounded by uncolored engraved views of natives, explorer's portraits and harbors. The map depicts the separate regions of "Malaisie", "Melanesie", "Micoronesie", and "Polynesie" each with a different color.

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Condition: B

Toned and lightly faded, several cello tape repairs in margins.

Estimate: $140 - $150

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2000

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