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John Wallis
Game of Goose Historic Pastime or a New Game or the History of England from the Conquest to the Accession of George the Third
London: J. Harris, 1803. Game of Goose, British History, George III, ElizabethanLacks slip case and game booklet. Title from game sheet. This historical race game has 158 playing spaces numbered in a clockwise direction. They represent events and characters in English history from William I to George III. The game was devised specifically for the education of young children The hand-colored engraved sheet is mounted on linen, folded into twelve sections. 22" x 21 1/4". A game of goose format with circular images representing either portraits of the principal personages who have signalized themselves as kings, statesmen, churchmen, generals, poets, etc or some remarkable occurrence in our country concluding with war with America and Treasury. OCLC-6 (Oct 2020) Moon, M. Harris (1992),; 1031(1b); Whitehouse, F.R.B. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days (London: Garnett, 1951), p. 27
Bookseller: Eclectibles [United States]
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