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Lot 0019
  • Title/Content of Map: 1840 Levasseur Map of North America - Amerique Septrentionale
  • Date Printed: 1840 Paris
  • Cartographer: V. Levasseur
  • Size: 11 x 16.5 in.
  • Condition: Excellent. Minor age toning; issued fold

    This strikingly decorative map of North America. shows Texas as part of Mexico, the United States extending into present-day Canada (mostly British Columbia), Alaska still being Russian owned, and Mexico's northern border reaching to Oregon. The map is surrounded by beautifully allegorical scenes of North and Central America including local animals, a ship stranded in the polar sea, and a Mayan temple. The population table shows 19 million people in US. Nicely colored.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Excellent. Minor age toning; issued fold

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Levasseur: Antique Map of North America, 1840

    Estimate $200 - $225Oct 7, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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