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Railways.- Game.- Wallis (Edward, publisher) Wallis's Locomotive Game, of Railroad Adventures, hand-coloured engraved sheet with aquatint views, Edward Wallis, [c.1840].

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Railways.- Game.- Wallis (Edward, publisher) Wallis's Locomotive Game, of Railroad Adventures, hand-coloured engraved sheet with large central aquatint scene of Britannia surrounded by 48 smaller views, dissected and mounted on linen, c.490 x 620mm., bright colouring, folding into original gilt pictorial cloth folder with ties, rubbed and stained, lacking ties, [Whitehouse p.44], small 4to, Edward Wallis, [c.1840]. ⁂ Scarce charming topical game depicting locomotives, carriages, stations and hazards of early railway travel. Library Hub records only one UK copy of the game (University of Liverpool library); WorldCat lists 4 copies in America, some with rules.

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Auktionshaus: Forum Auctions
Titel: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
Auktionsdatum: 22.01.2020
Adresse: Forum Auctions
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