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Auction 174, Lot 52

"Betts's (Game) Tour Through Europe", Betts, John

Subject: Cartographic Game, Europe

Period: 1875 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

26.3 x 23.3 inches
66.8 x 59.2 cm
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This map game leads players through 104 locations throughout Europe, beginning in Calais, France and ending in London, England. At bottom is a comparative chart depicting the mountains in various countries, from Spain, France and Italy, to Russia, the British Isles, and Iceland. A numbered key identifying the mountains and their height in feet is at top right. Dissected in 24 sections and backed in linen, the map folds into the original blue cloth-covered boards with embossing and a printed paper label on front cover.


Condition: A

A bright example with minor toning along the edges of the sheet. The covers are very good condition although a bit worn and sunned.

Estimate: $650 - $800

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/11/2019