"[Lot of 4 maps]", Dufour, Auguste-Henri
Subject: Asia and Oceania
Period: 1863 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
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.
All toned with some light soil or faint offsetting and marginal defects.