Set of twenty-four square wooden blocks with chromolithographed images affixed to each side, the blocks able to be puzzled together to form one of six Parisian scenes including the Notre-Dame de Paris, the Arc de Triomphe, Fort Arabe, le Viaduc d'Auteuil, Gare de l'Est, and "une Maison tranquille", housed in a cardboard and wooden box, the completed images illustrated to the underside of the lid. Each block measures 5 cm a side, box approx. 8-1/4 by 12-1/4 inches. Some minor pencil notations to underside of lid, very minor scattered browning and soiling, overall excellent. Paris (Saussine) n.d. (circa 1910).
The Paris publishing house of Saussine operated for a century, from 1860 to 1960, producing during this time a wide range of games and puzzles. Some of the types of games they published include Jeu du Cheval Blanc, magnetic games, educational and geographical games, question-and-answer games, atlas and map puzzles, assorted "course" games, alphabet cubes, the game of the goose, Chinese shadow theaters, shooting games, and many other various board games. Book ID: 48998