Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen, Rules and instructions for playing at skittles , 1786
Rules and instructions for playing at skittles / by a Society of gentlemen.
- [London] : Printed for G. Kearsley, at no. 46, in Fleet-street, 1786.
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet ( page) : illustration, plan ; 46 x 31 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- The intaglio engraving at the head of the broadside includes "A view of a skittle ground" and (beneath the view) a "Plan of the double skittle ground, half an inch to a yard."
"Price 6d. plain, or 1s. coloured."
Text printed in three columns.
BEIN BrSides By6 1786 Copy 1: Mounted on stiff cardboard. Hand-colored.
BEIN BrSides By6 1786 Copy 2: Variant copy. 48 x 31 cm. Uncolored.
BAC: British Art Center copy uncolored.
- Subject Terms:
- Games -- Great Britain.Ninepins -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1786.
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