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<B>c1799 J Lee's Lottery Amusement - two sheets each of 12  'cards' 1799
c1799 J Lee's Lottery Amusement - two sheets each of 12 'cards'
Stock #: MIS357
Our Price:  £750.00
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These two sheets of cards are cards from J Lee’s Comic Lottery Amusement.
This is two sheets of cards (24 cards). There is some damage and repair hence pictures of the backs have also been shown.
John Lee was a wood engraver, working in Hatton Garden in the 1790s

Condition - Some damage as the pictures show, a tear that has been repaired on the back (looks more like a crease from the front) - wear at the corners of the "cards" (ie in the sheet) probably from where they were folded and a couple of small holes. The cards are colored and interesting - one states "Good luck, to this good company presents ten thousand pounds with J Lee's compliments" (long s used - so difficult to read initiallly). These sort of cards were often used at twetfth night parties
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<B>c1840 Three Odd Carton Style Cards 1840
c1840 Three Odd Carton Style Cards
Stock #: MIS642
Our Price:  £36.00
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Three odd, but probably from the same pack, cards - cartoon in stye
Condition is good

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<B>1850 Edwards's New and Improved Endless Mosaic  Amusement 1850
1850 Edwards's New and Improved Endless Mosaic Amusement
Stock #: MIS343
Our Price:  £60.00
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Mosaic - Box and small wooden trangular pieces

Condition Lid is scratched and label is rubbed - there is interesting advertising on the inside of the lid / base is good and firm / contents c116 triangular pieces in different colours

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<B>c1850  Alliteration; or, a Prime plan and merry method... by Peter Puzzlewig 1854
c1850 Alliteration; or, a Prime plan and merry method... by Peter Puzzlewig
Stock #: MIS573
Our Price:  £175.00
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Alliteration; or, a Prime plan and merry method of producing a plain and perfect pronunciation. (By Peter Puzzlewig)
Reference - American Antiquarian Society - A National Research Library of American History, Literature, and Culture has one card listed.
There is also a reference to a version printed by Pease & Warren, c1853 in US (this company appeared to have rebranded a number of English Games at this time).
Probably printed by D Ogilvy in the UK
The cards are different from the pictures in Peter Puzzlewig's book of the same name

Alliteration - Condition - Cards are poor - some damage also very discolord - 21 cards (missing P,T,U,X,Y out of 24 (ref World Cat) or probably 26

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<B>1895 - Dolly's Library 1895
1895 - Dolly's Library
Stock #: MIS622
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Dolly's Library consists of 4 out of 6 of the books and a rather damaged box

Condition / The books are in very good condition (4 out of 6) -The box is damaged and creased

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<B>1895 De La Rue Combined pocket Chess and Daughts with pieces 1895
1895 De La Rue Combined pocket Chess and Daughts with pieces
Stock #: MIS627
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A pocket sized Chess / Draught Board (4 by 6 inches close), which opens to show board, pieces are held on the sides - reverse of chess pieces for daughts (see top two red) with an outer protection cover

Conditon / Board is very good / pieces complete and good / Cover no damage

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<B>c1900 A Paper Heart - with hand written predictions 1900
c1900 A Paper Heart - with hand written predictions
Stock #: MIS355
Our Price:  £125.00
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Paper Heart
This piece of ephemera is hard to describe. It is a folded paper heart which has 4 openings each made up of 4 heart shape, which in turn have two questions on them (so 32 questions). In addition the outer sides also have questions
The hand writing is difficult to read but there are question such as
What are we all doing at the same time
What insect would denote that the Spanish were defeated

Condition – There is wear to the cover. One of the "face" has a small portion missing - One of the small sides is split . It fold up flat. It is small approx 2 inches high at the shortest part of the heart , 3.5 inches at the widest part
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<B>1901-10 - Perrier Bridge Scorers (Appointment Edward VII) - illustrations by Hassall 1905
1901-10 - Perrier Bridge Scorers (Appointment Edward VII) - illustrations by Hassall
Stock #: MIS631
Our Price:  £18.00
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This item is two used Bridge Scorers - one has 4 unused pages the other 29 plus an order form
The back cover has inside a royal symbol plus an appointment "to Edward VII"
There are cartoonat the top of each score sheet - Perrier is mentioned on each sheet.

Condition / Both have been used - the covers are grubby but not damaged - the pages are in good clean condidtion

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