Auction 99, Lot 60

"Carte l'Amerique Septentrionale", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Puzzle Map

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 13.5 inches
24.1 x 34.3 cm

This is an extremely early puzzle map constructed from a map of North America. The large western territories in the United States include Nebraska extending to the Rocky Mountains and the Canadian border, Oregon incorporating present-day Washington, and the largest extends of Utah and New Mexico territories. The map is pasted onto boards and die-cut into jigsaw pieces.

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Condition: B

Remarkably good condition with minor surface soil.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/12/2002

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