Franklin

The streets of London : a merry round game from four to eight players.

Publication:
[England : s.n., 18--?]
Format/Description:
Book
48 cards : col. ill. ; 9 cm.
Subjects:
Cries -- England -- London -- Miscellanea.
Card games.
Playing cards -- Specimens.
Place of Publication:
England.
Contents:
Rules
Baked potatoes all hot. (4 cards)
Buy a box of lights, Sir? (6 cards)
Catch-'em alive, oh! (3 cards)
Chuck-'em down, Sir? (3 cards)
Clean your boots, Sir? (4 cards)
Dust a-hoy. (2 cards)
Got a copper, your honour? (5 cards)
Knives or scissors to grind. (5 cards)
Ornaments for your fire-stoves. (4 cards)
Old Clo'. (2 cards)
Oranges, two a penny. (4 cards)
Pots and kettles to mend. (5 cards).
Notes:
Card game featuring the words to 12 London street cries; the object is to collect the words of as many complete cries as possible.
Game consists of 48 cards: 1 with instructions for play, 12 each with colored illustration of a London street cry (with complete cry at head and first word of cry at foot of card), and 35 each with one word of a cry.
"Entered at Stationers' Hall."--Rules card.
Local notes:
Albert Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert.
Penn Provenance:
Albert, Daniel M. (donor) (Albert Collection copy)
Albert, Eleanor (donor) (Albert Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
18--?
Contributor:
Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
891411004
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