Levasseur Department of Mayenne France, Loire #2379628

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Levasseur Department of  Mayenne France, Loire #2379628
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Title: Dept. De La Mayenne
Map Maker: Levasseur
Date: c.1861
Size: 15? x 22? (H x W)
Region: Europe: France, Pays de la Loire

Levasseur?s maps are distinctive for their wide decorative margins containing elaborate depictions of the scenery, peoples, and trade goods of the areas he mapped. Levasseur maps are also known to offer a wealth of statistical data. Since present times, very few Levasseur maps were even moved out of France where they were mostly used in public libraries and town halls. This intricately detailed and beautifully rendered map, ?De La Mayenne?, by Levasseur depicts the department of north western France. Mayenne is a department in northwest France named after the Mayenne River. Mayenne is located in the current region of Pays de la Loire, which includes the cities: Laval, Mayenne, and Chau. Gontier. There is beautiful outline coloring coupled with the exacting cartography that Levasseur is known for. His work represents some of the last great decorative atlases of the 19th century. This is an extraordinary map and is an exceptional value because of the map?s substantial amount of illustration and information in each legend pertaining to the individual location. This map would make a very valuable addition to anyone?s collection and will continue to increase in value over time. His work represents some of the last great decorative atlases of the 19th century.
Victor Levasseur was an essential 19th century French engraver, cartographer, and engineer engraver ...
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