Author: Victor Levasseur
A Map of Europe - 1852
A fine example of V. Levasseur's desirable decorative map of Europe, dated 1852. Shows the entire continent according to political situation of the time. The whole is surrounded by elaborate decorative engravings designed to illustrate cultural heritage of the continent. Shows the armorial crests of France, England, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, Prussia, Germany, Sweden, and Turkey. There is a short textual history of the region depicted on both the left and right sides of the map. Published by V. Levasseur in the 1852 edition of his Atlas National de la France Illustree.