Auction 93, Lot 88

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustré

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11 inches
43.2 x 27.9 cm

Lovely map with an INDEPENDENT TEXAS. The United States extending into present day Canada, Russia in control of Alaska, and Mexico's northern border according to the Treaty of 1810. Surrounded by beautifully engraved scenes (uncolored) of North and Central America including local animals, a ship stranded in the polar sea, and a Mayan Temple. A very popular and decorative 19th century map.

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Condition: A

Couple of ink marks in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $350 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/6/2000

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