Auction 99, Lot 281

"Colonies Francaises Martinique. Amerique du Sud", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.4 x 11 inches
41.7 x 27.9 cm

This is a lovely map of the French colony rendered on a large scroll, which is surrounded by beautifully engraved vignettes of exotic birds, barrels of tabac (tobacco), tropical plants and trees. Vignettes beautifully engraved and uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression on full sheet with wide margins.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/12/2002

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