Auction 96, Lot 391

"Asie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Asia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 11.2 inches
43.7 x 28.4 cm

A lovely map of the continent surrounded by 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 reminiscent of the carte-a-figures maps of the golden age of cartography.

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Condition: A+

A very fine crisp impression.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2001

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