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Book Description

52 different colour printed cards, 7.8 x 5.4cm, in orig. paper-covered card slip-case, blue printed label, ‘Price 2s’. WITH: 8pp printed advertisement, rules and questions, in plain cream glazed wrappers; sl. marking. v.g.
Dealer Notes
Not on Copac; OCLC records a single copy of the 1836 first series entitled Intellectual Pastime: a rational amusement for young persons at Toronto with one other copy located at Yale. Gray of Romsey, Hampshire, was publishing between c.1830 and c.1846. Cards are to be distributed equally among players, while the ‘president’ asks the questions ‘promiscuously’. It is suggested that forfeits for wrong answers are devoted to institutions like ‘an Auxiliary Bible, Missionary, or Tract Society’.
Author GAME.
Date 1837
Publisher Romsey: John Gray.

Price: £550.00

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