''DEPT. DE LA LOIRE.'' Paris: Victor Levasseur, c. 1852. Engraved map with original hand-coloring.(Image: 16 3/4 x 10 7/8 ’’). Beautiful map in excellent condition from one of the finest decorative atlases of the 19th century.
This historical and decorative map shows the French Department of Loire in remarkable detail! Topographical features are shown, with most major cities and towns (Roanne, St. Etienne and Montbrison), roads, and water routes identified.
The very ornate and detailed borders depict rural scenes and items indigenous or produced in the region. A most unusual, decorative and very informative map.