Auction 103, Lot 510

"Afrique [Puzzle Map]", Logerot, Auguste

Subject: Africa

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 8.2 inches
26.7 x 20.8 cm

Early and unusual wooden jigsaw map of Africa. The interior of the continent is sparsely detailed with the notation Contree Inconnue in the unexplored southern interior. Verso is blank. A fabulous and early puzzle.


Condition: A

All pieces present, with original hand color and red piping around edges that is near perfect. Pieces faintly toned and a little surface soiling as is usual for a map of this type. No box.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/11/2003