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A highly decorative nineteenth century map of Asia, dominated by Russian, Chinese Empires and British India and French Indo-China, all color outlined. The map, as with other Levasseur maps, is surrounded by hand colored, steel-engraved scenes.  It includes natives in 6 small vignettes, as well as a Ruler and Adam and Eve scene together with native animals.   Population statistics are shown (only 639 million in Asia) and there is a text on the region in French.

1850 Levasseur Map of Asia

SKU: 2282b
  • Title


  • Map Maker Specifics

    V. Levasseur, 1850, Paris

  • Size

    11 X 16.5 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Excellent. Colored fully. Minor marginal age toning

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