Masterpiec Antique 1856 Senegambia Madagascar Africa French Colony Levasseur Map

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Seller: greypilgrimbooksandmaps (47,991) 99.4%, Location: Winter Springs, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 382257141443 Gorgeous, a very fine masterpiece of cartography, important and rare period map, produced by the legendary cartographer Victor Levasseur. This kind of sort of very decorative map would frame and display nicely in a kitchen, dining room, living room, bedroom and so forth. Levasseur produced some of the most beautiful and attractive maps ever made in the world history of cartography. These are the finest maps Levasseur ever produced and some of the finest maps in terms of artistic quality ever produced. Superb antique 1856 handcolored map, titled Colonies Francaises (en Afrique) showing Senegambie, and Ile Malgach or Madagascar. At bottom are detailed charts related to these areas. Fascianting, detailed and very attractive period map of these areas at this time. The map is very finely printed on thick paper, with no printing on reverse. The beautiful handcoloring on the map is period, this is before color printing. Surrounding the main map image are absolutely superb detailed engravings, related to these areas. The engravings are very finely detailed and attractive, a superb example of the lost art of the engraver. They show animals, foliage, various ethnic groups of this area, dressed in period clothing, engaged in daily activites and so forth, some allegorical figures related to these areas , daily life and living, agricultural, maritime, business and industry, manufacturing, history, products produced in this area and much more period cultural and daily life and living. The map is from the very rare and important Atlas National, produced in Paris France in 1856. The map is in excellent condition, and would frame and display beautifully, printed on very thick fine paper, with no printing on reverse. The size of the map is 14" by 20". Rare. Winning bidder pays $4.00 shipping domestic, more foreign. Payment I accept the following forms of payment: PayPal Shipping & Handling US Shipping$4.00 USPS First-Class Mail® International Shipping$14.00 USPS First-Class Mail International FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Get Vendio Sales Manager. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Get Vendio Sales Manager. Condition: Used, Country/Region: Madagascar, Region: Africa, Topic: Maps, Year: 1856, Publication Year: 1856

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