Auction 96, Lot 392

"[Lot of 4 maps]", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: Asia and Oceania

Period: 1863 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
29.8 x 21.8 inches
75.7 x 55.4 cm

Four folio steel engraved maps: "Asie", "Turquie d' Asie", "Indes Colonies Anglaises" and "Oceanie". They are very detailed and colored to show the colonial possessions. The map of Oceania covers the central Pacific Ocean and depicts the ocean currents and prevailing winds. These large maps are handsomely executed with bold borders.

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Condition: B

All toned with some light soil or faint offsetting and marginal defects.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2001

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