Auction 99, Lot 101

"Amerique Septentrionale", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: North America

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11.2 inches
43.2 x 28.4 cm

Lovely map with the Republic of 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 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. Full later color of both map and surrounding scenes.

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Condition: A

Minor spots in margins and remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/12/2002

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