Australia Oceania antique map Océanie Levasseur 1861
Description: Decorative antique map of Australia, The Pacific Ocean, Polynesia, Micronesia Malesia, Indonesia Japan, New Zealand, and Tasmania. All map hand colored and taken from Atlas National Illustré. The map is illustrated by Raimond Bonheur and steel engraved by Laguillermie and surrounded with imagination of landscapes, animals, people and exotic plants. At lower page an description of the Historique de l'Oceanie. (in French)
Victor Levasseur. French cartographer known for his decorative maps. Origin: Atlas National Illustré, published Paris 1856. Atlas National Illustré printed about twenty times between 1842 and 1872 by three different Parisian publishers : Binet ( 1842-1844 ) , Amable Combette (from 1843 to 1858 , as shown on a random 15, rue La Parcheminerie ) , and after its bankruptcy Pelissier (1859 -1872 ).
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size app.: Sheet: 51.5 x 36.5 cm. 20 x 14.5 inches. Image: 42 x 28 cm. 17 x 11 inches. Condition: View overall very good, verso Blanco.