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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Levasseur, Victor.
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Oceanie.
Publisher:
A. Combette
Paris
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
32
Obj Width cm:
43
Scale 1:
64,000,000
Note:
Margin illustrations lavish and of excellent quality showing local heros, products, landscapes, and dress. Country boundaries, roads, towns and cities shown. Color along boundaries. Rivers shown. Text shows local statistics, map legend, and discusses land, curiosities, personages, products, and commerce. Steel engraving.
Reference:
cf P3003.
World Area:
Pacific
Country:
Australia; Indonesia
Region:
Micronesia; South Pacific
Full Title:
Oceanie. Atlas Universel Illustre. Grave par Laguillermie, rue St. Jacques, No. 82. Illustre par Raimond Bonheur, peintre. Impie. de Lemercier, Paris. A Paris, chez A. Combette, Editeur, Rue de la Parcheminerie, 15. (1856)
List No:
0427.098
Page No:
98
Series No:
101
Engraver or Printer:
Lemercier, Joseph, 1803-1887, imprimeur; Laguillermie
Publication Author:
Levasseur, Victor.
Pub Date:
1856
Pub Title:
Atlas National Illustre des 86 Departments et des Possessions De La France. Divise par Arrondissements, Cantons et Communes Avec Le Trace De Toutes Les Routes, Chemins De Fer Et Canaux. Dresse d'apres les Travaux du Cadastre du Depot de la Guerre et des Ponts et Chaussees, par V. Levasseur, Ingenieur Geographe attache au Genie du Cadastre et de la Ville de Paris. Grave Sur Acier Par Les Meilleurs Artistes. Publie par A. Combette Editeur Paris. 1856. Rue de la Parcheminerie No. 15. (title page only) Impie. de Lemercier, Paris. Eug. Duchez.
Pub Reference:
cf P3003.
Pub Note:
This atlas is noteworthy for its beautiful illustrations in the borders of the maps. It was one of the last of the decorative map atlases of the 19th century, along with Tallis and Fullarton. This copy is bound with the maps folded on tabs. Outline color. Covers are quarter leather black ornately embossed paper covered boards with "Atlas National De La France Illustre." stamped in gilt on the front cover, and "V. Levasseur. Atlas National Illustre" on the spine.
Pub List No:
0427.000
Pub Type:
National Atlas
Pub Maps:
100
Pub Height cm:
38
Pub Width cm:
30
Image No:
0427098
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2008
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