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Jeu des Fables d'Esope. -- Antique 18th century playing cards games of the fables of Aesop. - 24 of 25 cards (lacking card 1) - handcolored copper engravings - together in original box with handcolored engraved picture and title mounted.
France 18th century. - size of cards circa 58 x 71 mm - Box circa 65 x 85 mm -- Extremely rare card game - each card represents a differen fable of Aesop and a short poem of the fable. - The poems are the same as in an 1709 edition of the fables of Aesop, which was reprinted several times in the 18th century. -- very rare. // Sehr seltenes Kartenspiel von den Fabeln des Aesop. -- Es fehlt 1 Karte, Box stärker berieben und eingerissen. -- Karten etwas fleckig -- insgesamt aber gut erhalten. -- äusserst selten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Steffen Völkel]
Last Found On: 2016-10-12           Check availability:      ZVAB    

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