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Title(s):

Der Würfel in 6 verschiedenen Spielen = Le dès en 6 divers jeux = The die in 6 different plays.

Additional Title(s):

Würfel in sechs verschiedenen Spielen

Dès en 6 divers jeux

Die in 6 different plays

Published/Created:
[Nuremberg] : [publisher not identified], [1850?]
Physical Description:
1 game (36 cubes) : wood, color ; in box 18 x 18 x 5 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .W87 1850 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
BEIN 2018 192: Ms. note on box: "II. I. qa". Accompanied by color printouts showing the cubes arranged into six thematic patterns.
Title from lithographed label on box top.
A game consisting of 36 wooden cubes with different handcolored lithographed images on each side, including letters, numbers, symbols, geometric patterns, and a picture puzzle.
"Among the vast multitude of games that have made their appearance, there is none equal to the one before us in amount of metamorphosed application and ingenious combinations. By means of this innocent play the child is stimulated not only to become acquainted with the most necessary requirements in life, such as writing, cyphering, drawing, etc., but it will also derive excelent [sic] amusements in constructing and mosaic games as well as in puzzle, and may therefore be justly recommended to parents and a really useful and valuable present for their little ones."--Description on box bottom, with parallel descriptions in German and French.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Educational games.
Building blocks.
Recreations.
Picture puzzles.
Toys.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1850.
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