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Auction 192, Lot 102


"Bird Migration Map of North America", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: North America

Period: 1960 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

32.8 x 41.8 inches
83.3 x 106.2 cm
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This wall-sized map depicts the birds commonly found in North America and the paths of their migrations. Over 30 species of birds are depicted, from the bald eagle to the toucan. At the sides of the map are insets detailing 14 birds with individual maps to show each bird's breeding range, winter range, and migration route. Information on why birds migrate and a list of non-migratory birds is listed at bottom.

References: Rumsey #9790.

Condition: B+

A bright example, issued folding with light wear along the folds, tiny holes at fold intersections, and a few manuscript notations in pencil and ink from a previous owner.

Estimate: $75 - $90

Sold for: $210

Closed on 4/26/2023