Lot 589: North America with Republic of Texas

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:49

Lot 589: Author: Levasseur, Victor; Title: Amérique Septentrionale; Place Published: Paris; Publisher: A. Combette; Date Published: [c.1845]; Description: Steel-engraved map, hand-colored in outline, with large hand-colored pictorial vignette border by Raimond Bonheaur. 28.5x43.3 cm (11 ¼x17"), not including title and caption.North America, with Texas an independent country, California still a part of Mexico, and the northwest border between the U.S. and Canada at 54°40'. The illustration depicts polar wildlife on mountains on the right, and Montezuma's temple and trade with natives on the left. Condition: Fine or nearly so, the coloring bright. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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