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PICTURESQUE ROUND GAME OF THE PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES OF THE
1830. 1. GAME. PICTURESQUE ROUND GAME OF THE PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES OF THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES. London: Edward Wallis, no date, circa 1830. Consisting of one large hand-colored sheet 20 x 26" cut into sections, mounted on linen and folded together with one instruction booklet, both housed in a gilt stamped slipcase, all in fine condition. The handsome HAND-COLORED lithographed map / game board replaces the conventional map with a pictorial representation of the counties - their produce and commerce as well as important topographical areas. The game begins at the mouth of the Thames and ends 151 stops later at the City of London. See Whitehouse 14 whose copy is contained in folding boards. The 20 page booklet has the rules of the game and an explanation of the various landmarks and counties. This game is imortant for its innovative pictorial representation of the counties. This is extremely attractive and is in unusually fine condition.
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