This is a seminal large atlas which includes in single pages the 86 ‘departments’ and possessions of France, and as a bonus, it includes the maps of each of the 6 continents. High level of detail as to towns and villages and topographic features is provided in each map together with the Levasseur signature surrounding decorative allegorical scenes. Published in Paris by A. Combette. Color outline on the maps.
1852 Levasseur Atlas of France with America
Atlas National Illustre des 86 Departements et des Possessions de la France…
Map Maker Specifics
V. Levasseur, 1852, Paris
21.8 X 14.8 in. plus margins
Maps are excellent. Well preserved with color otline on maps showing. A slight age toning on the edges, well into the marginal ends away from maps. The cover is fragmented and is detached.