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<B> 1800 The Elememts of Astronomy & Geography (Explained on forty cards), beautifully engraved and colored by the Abbe Paris<BR>Published by Jacob Johnson, Philadelphia 1800
1800 The Elememts of Astronomy & Geography (Explained on forty cards), beautifully engraved and colored by the Abbe Paris
Published by Jacob Johnson, Philadelphia

Stock #: MIS714
Our Price:  £600.00
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The cards are engraved, numbered, and hand colored cards in the original box. Each card features an illustration (one has a movable section) and explanatory text. For example, several cards depict geometric shapes with a description of various kinds of measurements (circumference, angles, diameter, etc.). Another subset of cards describe groups (Peroescii, Antoeci, Antipodes, Ascii, Amphiscii, Hetreroscii, Preiscii) that inhabit different parts of the earth. Illustrations are of men standing on a circle representing the earth. The relative positions of the sun and the moon are shown on other cards. The title on the box.

The Elememts of Astronomy / Condition / Cards 38/40 (missing 11 and 14)+ one damaged (part has been cut away) (colored photocopies of the missing cards can be provided) otherwise in very good condition colored in 5/6 colorers / Box - original (worn at corners) with label which is slightly scuffed but shows the picture of the telescope and the globe.

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<B>1845 - Astronomical Recreation 1845
1845 - Astronomical Recreation
Stock #: LBG104z
Our Price:  £850.00
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1845 - Astronomical Recreation
John Betts 115 Strand
The slipcase shows a coloured lithograph by the Leighton Brothers from the cover of an educational game, showing a family examining a star chart and relating it to the night sky. This print relates to a set of identification cards produced to instruct people in the recognition of star patterns in the sky. The game does not include the planet Neptune that was found in 1846

Astronomical Recreation - Condition: Slipcase is very good scuffed at the edges / Rules - Photocopy / Playing Sheet - odd very small spots and very light foxing

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<b> 1872 Mythology - Porter & Coates - PHILada 1872
1872 Mythology - Porter & Coates - PHILada
Stock #: MISC852
Our Price:  £55.00
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A collection game similar to Happy Families etc with lots of information about the characters from the early Greek World
Condition - Complete / Cards - some light use, odd grubby marks, undamaged / rule card - as game cards / box missing pull off top
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<B>c 1895 Astronomy 1895
c 1895 Astronomy
Stock #: MISC853
Our Price:  £85.00
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A game that later had advertising on the backs. It consists of 4 sets of 11 cards featuring, Sun, Moon, Stars and Comets.

Cards - very thin paper, light use / rules card - good / no box
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