Attractive map of North America, showing Texas as a Republic and a 54-40 or fight border with Canada, extending far north of the final boundary. The map is surrounded by decorative allegorical scenes. Engraved by Raimond Bonheur, father of the famous French artist Rosa Bonheur.

Original and later colour on border. A couple of spots on left hand side of map

Very good condition

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code : M5039

Cartographer : Victor

Date : 1850c Paris

Size : 29*44 cms

availability : Available

Price : £135

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Victor Levasseur (1838–1854) was a French cartographer widely known for his distinctive decorative style. He produced numerous maps more admired for the artistic content of the scenes and data surrounding the map than for the detail of the map.