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Title(s):

The combat with the giant : a new invented and entertaining game.

Published/Created:
London : Published ... by Champante & Whitrow, Jewry Street, Aldgate, September 1st, 1796.
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored engraving ; 40 x 40 cm, folded to 13 x 13 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .C66 1796
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title from game board.
"Accompanied with a box containing a teetotum and counters."--Engraved title label on slipcase.
"This game is almost unique among the very old ones in that it is not a race game, but instead is played with an ordinary pack of 52 playing cards from which the tens have been removed, making 48."--Whitehouse.
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, page 88
Whitehouse, F.R.B. Table games of Georgian and Victorian day, pages 58-62.
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
BAC: British Art Center copy includes publisher's original slipcase.
Subject Terms:
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Card games.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1796.
Contributors:
Champante and Whitrow, publisher.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art)
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