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Title(s):

Wallis's new game of genius, or Compendium of inventions connected with the arts, sciences, and manufactures. Accompanied by a descriptive book and designed for the amusement and instruction of youth of both sexes.

Published/Created:
London, E. Wallis [between 1832 and 1835]
Physical Description:
1 sheet. 42 x 52 cm. fold. to 17 x 14 cm. & booklet (1 p. ., 12 p.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 W353 copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 W353 copy 2
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 2 inscribed S.A. Williams.
Title from game.
In case, as issued.
Title on case: Wallis's game of genius, combining amusement with instruction.
Sedding and Turtle, the printers of the booklet of explanation, were at the address (30, Arundel Street) shown on p. 12 of the booklet between 1832 and 1835, according to Todd.
In nine sections, mounted on canvas.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 43
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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