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LEVASSEUR, V. - Afrique.

LEVASSEUR, V. -  Afrique.
LEVASSEUR, V. - Afrique.
Date: Paris, 1850
Size: 310 x 435 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: Paper slightly age-toned. A good impression.


A decorative 19th century map of the continent coloured to show the colonial possessions and major tribal kingdoms. The interior is mostly void of detail. The map is surrounded by hand coloured, steel-engraved scenes including the pyramids, wild animals, natives, the French army in Algeria and vignettes of Alexandria, Cairo, and Alger.
A very popular and decorative 19th century map. From his Atlas Universel Illustré.
Engraved by Laguillermie, the outer decorations are the work of Raimond Bonheur.
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  • Reference N°: 41120