Auction 95, Lot 282

"Asie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Asia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustré

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11.3 inches
43.2 x 28.7 cm

Very crisp impression of this lovely map of the continent. The map is surrounded by fully colored steel engraved vignettes depicting costumes of the various peoples of Asia, Adam and Eve, and several exotic animals. One of the last maps produced in the decorative style.

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Condition: A

Couple of tiny tears in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/13/2001

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