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Ginot des Rois, Mlle
Jeu des petits voyageurs aux cinq parties du monde, ou, Enseignement mutuel de géographie descriptive et historique / par Mlle. Ginot des-Rois.
Additional Title(s):
Enseignement mutuel de géographie descriptive et historique
Paris : D'Auty, Md. d'estampes, Galerie de Nemours, Palais, Royal : Giroux, rue du Coq St. Honoré, 1828.
Physical Description:
1 game (1 printed volume, 7 maps, 60 cards) : illustrations ; in box 22 x 17 x 3 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .G56 1828 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Each playing card (a hand-colored engraving, 10.5 x 6.7 cm) depicts the resident of a given region in local costume. In the YCBA copy, the set includes 12 cards for Africa, 13 cards for the Americas ("Amérique Septale.", "Amérique Russe", etc.), 10 cards for Asia, 3 cards for Australia and Oceania, and 21 cards for Europe. Cards are numbered, with gaps and repetitions in the numbering. They are accompanied by a "Table nominative des cartes composant cet atlas."
The seven hand-colored maps, each approximately 15 x 19 cm, comprise: Mappe-monde, Afrique, Amérique, Asie, Europe, Océanie, and an abstract map depicting the "Géographie phisique de la terre."
The printed volume includes 2 volumes in 1 (144, 126 pages).
"Quant aux figures, MM. Leloi et Couché ont bien voulu me préter le secours de leur talent pour le dessin et la gravure."--Page 6. The maps are engraved by Berthe, after Choizeau.
Description based on a copy of the game at the Yale Center for British Art which may not include a complete set of the costume cards.
Date of publication from printed volume.
Subject Terms:
Geographical recreations -- Specimens.
Geography -- Textbooks -- 1800-1870.
Games -- France.
Recreations -- France.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1828.
Couché, François-Louis, 1782-1849, engraver.
Leloi, illustrator.
Dauty (Firm), publisher.

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