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Publisher: ASPIN, J.
Title: North & South America, for the Elucidation of the Abbe Gaultier's Geographical Games.
Published in: London, ca 1829
Size: 13.3 x 16.7 inches.
33.7 x 42.5 cm.

Condition: In very good condition. Map may have been cleaned then coloured.
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An original 19th century antique map of the Americas, with an inset detail map of the eastern United States. Further enhanced with attractive hand colouring. Dated in the plate (1822) but published in 1829.The Abbe Gaultier fled to England from the French revolution and set up a school for fellow refugees and their children. His unique and innovative approach was to make education as enjoyable as possible, and he pioneered the idea of teaching students through instructive games.
He published several books expressly for this purpose, including his "Course of Geography" in which each map was presented in two forms. One was left blank and the other was printed with the place names inserted. The student was required to enter the place names on the blank version.
Published by John Harris, London 1829 in Jehosaphat Aspin's "A Course of Geography by means of instructive Games, invented by the Abbe Gaultier."

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