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  • Title/Content of Map: 1852 Levasseur Map of Asia -- Asie
  • Date Printed: 1852, Paris
  • Cartographer: V. Levasseur
  • Size: 11 x 16.5 in.

    A highly decorative nineteenth century map of Asia, dominated by Russian, Chinese Empires and British India and French Indo-China, all color outlined. The map, as with other Levasseur maps, is surrounded by hand colored, steel-engraved scenes. It includes natives in 6 small vignettes, as well as a Ruler and Adam and Eve scene together with native animals. Population statistics are shown (only 639 million in Asia) and there is a text on the region in French.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very good. Slight toning primarily in margins and slight foxing; color outline.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    Levasseur: Antique Map of Asia, 1852

    Auction ended on Wed, Feb 21, 2018
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    Estimate $120 - $140
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
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    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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