# 2813

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Atlas géographique

$1,750.00 AUD

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[Paris] : S[imonin] C[uny], n.d. [circa 1900]. Box of thick card (380 x 278 x 55 mm), the lid with a striking chromolithograph illustration showing a lady in Classical dress perusing an atlas, scientific and teaching instruments at her feet, a terrestrial globe at the centre, five vignettes of figures representing the five continents, the box complete and containing three maps in colour (each 350 x 250 mm) printed by Charles Verneau, laid down on wood and cut into jigsaw-puzzles: Mappemonde en deux hémisphères (with illustrations of the planets, seasons and phases of the moon); Asie; France.

A remarkably well preserved set of map puzzles with beautiful Belle Époque design.