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Creator:
Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen.
Title(s):

Rules and instructions for playing at skittles / by a Society of gentlemen.

Published/Created:
[London] : Printed for G. Kearsley, at no. 46, in Fleet-street, 1786.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) : illustration, plan ; 46 x 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2015 3a
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Engravings -- 1786.
Contributors:
Kearsley, George, -1790, publisher.
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