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Nieuw Robinson Crusoe spel [graphic print].

Publication:
Dordrecht : J. Zender, [ca. 1830]
Format/Description:
Image
1 print (board game) : col. ; 41 x 52 cm.
Subjects:
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe.
Board games -- Netherlands -- 19th century -- Specimens.
Goose (Game)
Literary recreations.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Netherlands -- Dordrecht -- 19th century.
Publishers' advertisements -- Netherlands -- Dordrecht -- 19th century.
Board games -- Netherlands -- Dordrecht.
Board games (game sets)
Place of Publication:
Netherlands Dordrecht.
Summary:
"Large woodcut of a playing board for a Robinson Crusoe-game, with caption, and rules printed around the large square central view of Robinson on his isle, his ship sinking in the sea in the distance, and 18 double playing fields, one with a picture of Robinson and the other with a place for the markers with dice at either side, all finely coloured by hand."--Description from Acanthus catalog.
Notes:
Title from caption at head of sheet.
Imprint date supplied from bookseller's description (Acanthus catalog). Buijnsters & Buijnsters-Smets give: 1829.
Hand-colored central illustration and playing fields.
Publisher's advertisement at end of text of rules.
Rules based on those for the game of Goose. Cf. bookseller's description (Acanthus catalog).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Allan G. Chester and Florence K. Chester Fund.
Penn Libraries copy has bookseller's printed description (Acanthus catalog) laid in.
Penn Libraries copy has a few tears in sheet mended on verso.
Penn Chronology:
1830 (ca.)
Cited in:
Buijnsters & Buijnsters-Smets. Papertoys, p. 274
Contributor:
Zender, J.
Allan G. Chester and Florence K. Chester Fund.
OCLC:
903425395
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