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Auction 198, Lot 641

"Pictorial Map of Africa", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Africa

Period: 1957 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

24 x 25.5 inches
61 x 64.8 cm
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This small map of Africa is notable for the beautifully illustrated scenes of wildlife and tribes surrounding it. At bottom is a key to the 40 different animals found on the sheet including aardvarks, flamingos, hyenas, and wart hogs to name a few. A 1958 ad for the map in Boy’s Life called it a “Colorful Pictorial Map of Africa/ Each animal, tribe and game preserve illustrated and described/Both decorative and educational." Illustrated by Robert Glaubke and published by Rand McNally. There are only 3 institutional listings for this map on OCLC.

References: PJ Mode Collection #2172.

Condition: A

Clean and colorful with a small faint crease in the bottom left corner of the sheet. Issued folding.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/19/2024