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Eight jigsaw maps circa 1889 with box

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Eight jigsaw maps circa 1889 with box
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Heading: (Games and puzzles)
Author: Delamarche, Alexandre and Grosselin
Title: Eight jigsaw maps circa 1889 with box
Place Published: [Paris]
Publisher:
Date Published: [c.1889]
Description:


8 color engraved maps with very narrow margins, edged in gilt. Sheets measuring 32.5x46 cm (12¾x18¼"), each sheet mounted on wood and cut to form a jigsaw map; housed in original 2 part box with color pictorial lid. Maps separated in box by thin board dividers



Phillips does not list an atlas of Delamarche for this late date nor an atlas for Grosselin - Delamarche. Given the plate numbers, it was a big atlas.


Maps include:




  • Atlas Delamarche Mappemonde en deux Hemispheres. Inset: Passage du Nord-Ouest; lower margin: Paris Impie Legay, Rue de la Boucherie 1. Plate nos. at upper right: 77,78.


  • Carte Politique de L'Europe 1889. Upper right margin: Atlas Grosselin - Delamarche. Plate no. in upper right margin: 80. Lower left margin: Paris Impie Legay, Rue de la Boucherie 1.


  • Carte Physique et Politique de L'Asie. inset: Japon. Upper left margin: Atlas Grosselin - Delamarche. Plate no. at upper right margin: 105. Lower left margin: Paris Impie Legay, Rue de la Boucherie 1.


  • Carte Physique et Politique de L'Afrique. Inset: Basse Egypte et Canal de Suez. Upper left margin: Atlas Delamarche. Plate nos. at upper right margin: 107,108. Table of Explorers routes coded to map. Latest exploration that of Capitan Binger 1887-1889.


  • Carte de L'Amerique Septentrional et des Antilles Par Delamarche. inset: Mer de Kamtschatla ou de Bering. Shows Alaska as Amerique Russe and boundaries of State of California.


  • Amerique du Sud redigee et dessinee par M. Gabriel Papquet. Echelle de 1:25,000,000, note on projection used. inset: Environs de Rio de Janerio. inset: Baie de la Plata. Upper right margin: Atlas Grosselin - Delamarche. Plate no. in upper left margin: 113> Lower left margin: Grave par E. Guillot, 28 Rue d'Alesia Paris, lower middle margin: E Bertaux, Editeur, 25, rue Serpente a Paris.


  • Atlas Delamarchje Geographie Moderne L'Oceanie. Inset: Archipel Taite. Insert: Arhcepel des Marqluised. Plate no. at upper right margin: 115.


  • Atlas Delamarche Geographie Moderne France Divisee en 86 Departments. Inset: Carte de las Frane Divisee en ses 32 Provences. Plate nos. in upper right margin: 70, 71. Lower left margin: Impie Legay r. de la Boucherie, 1. Paris.

Condition
Fair amount of wear and soiling to box with splitting at edges, some clear tape reinforcement to inner lid; map of 2 hemispheres with 2½" piece of upper gilt edge lacking, a few interlocking stubs and small sections of gilt edges are lacking from other maps, a few small areas of paper lacking or peeling, occasional light foxing; about very good or better maps in good box.
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Eight jigsaw maps circa 1889 with box

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Heading: (Games and puzzles)
Author: Delamarche, Alexandre and Grosselin
Title: Eight jigsaw maps circa 1889 with box
Place Published: [Paris]
Publisher:
Date Published: [c.1889]
Description:


8 color engraved maps with very narrow margins, edged in gilt. Sheets measuring 32.5x46 cm (12¾x18¼"), each sheet mounted on wood and cut to form a jigsaw map; housed in original 2 part box with color pictorial lid. Maps separated in box by thin board dividers



Phillips does not list an atlas of Delamarche for this late date nor an atlas for Grosselin - Delamarche. Given the plate numbers, it was a big atlas.


Maps include:




  • Atlas Delamarche Mappemonde en deux Hemispheres. Inset: Passage du Nord-Ouest; lower margin: Paris Impie Legay, Rue de la Boucherie 1. Plate nos. at upper right: 77,78.


  • Carte Politique de L'Europe 1889. Upper right margin: Atlas Grosselin - Delamarche. Plate no. in upper right margin: 80. Lower left margin: Paris Impie Legay, Rue de la Boucherie 1.


  • Carte Physique et Politique de L'Asie. inset: Japon. Upper left margin: Atlas Grosselin - Delamarche. Plate no. at upper right margin: 105. Lower left margin: Paris Impie Legay, Rue de la Boucherie 1.


  • Carte Physique et Politique de L'Afrique. Inset: Basse Egypte et Canal de Suez. Upper left margin: Atlas Delamarche. Plate nos. at upper right margin: 107,108. Table of Explorers routes coded to map. Latest exploration that of Capitan Binger 1887-1889.


  • Carte de L'Amerique Septentrional et des Antilles Par Delamarche. inset: Mer de Kamtschatla ou de Bering. Shows Alaska as Amerique Russe and boundaries of State of California.


  • Amerique du Sud redigee et dessinee par M. Gabriel Papquet. Echelle de 1:25,000,000, note on projection used. inset: Environs de Rio de Janerio. inset: Baie de la Plata. Upper right margin: Atlas Grosselin - Delamarche. Plate no. in upper left margin: 113> Lower left margin: Grave par E. Guillot, 28 Rue d'Alesia Paris, lower middle margin: E Bertaux, Editeur, 25, rue Serpente a Paris.


  • Atlas Delamarchje Geographie Moderne L'Oceanie. Inset: Archipel Taite. Insert: Arhcepel des Marqluised. Plate no. at upper right margin: 115.


  • Atlas Delamarche Geographie Moderne France Divisee en 86 Departments. Inset: Carte de las Frane Divisee en ses 32 Provences. Plate nos. in upper right margin: 70, 71. Lower left margin: Impie Legay r. de la Boucherie, 1. Paris.

Condition
...
Fair amount of wear and soiling to box with splitting at edges, some clear tape reinforcement to inner lid; map of 2 hemispheres with 2½" piece of upper gilt edge lacking, a few interlocking stubs and small sections of gilt edges are lacking from other maps, a few small areas of paper lacking or peeling, occasional light foxing; about very good or better maps in good box.
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