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Auction 180, Lot 137

"Pictorial Wildlife and Game Map of the United States",

Subject: United States

Period: 1956 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

26.8 x 18.8 inches
68.1 x 47.8 cm
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This colorful map is filled throughout with sporting animals in a style reminiscent of hunting maps from the late 19th century. It is finely drawn and colored to show a staggering amount of information. The legend names and keys to the National Forests (165), Big Game (14), Small Game (16), Predators (16), Small Mammals (10), Upland Game Birds (20), Shore Birds (10), Winged Predators (3), Geese & Brant (9), and Ducks (26). Each species is also shown in surrounding vignettes that include a map of the United States that indicates their range. Drawn by Ira Moss and published by Shorewood Press in New York. Blank verso.

References: Rumsey #8425.

Condition: A

A clean and colorful example with some minor creasing.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $550

Closed on 11/18/2020