Item #: 14045
Cartographer: LEVASSEUR, Victor
Publication Date: 1850
Condition: Very Good
Size: 11" x 17"
Classic Levasseur treatment; smaller map (9 x 10 in) embedded in very elaborate engraved scenes about the people, animals and plants of the subject region. Great depiction of the political boundaries of the time. India as 'Empire - Indo - Britannique', bordering 'Confederation des Beloutchis' and 'Roy de Kaboul' to the west, now Iraq and Afganistan. Indo China as Cochin China, Annam, Siam and Birmans. Asian area of Ottoman Empire, large Turkestan. Numerous place names found in this politically dynamic period. Population table give inhabitant numbers for each region. Nice dark impression, generous full margins. Faintest of age toning, much brighter than often found. Published in Paris around 1850.