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Title(s):

Nuts to crack; or, Enigmatical repository; containing nearly 250 hieroglyphics, enigmas, conundrums, curious puzzles, and other ingenious devices.

Published/Created:
Clerkenwell, Printed and published by R. Macdonald [between 1830 and 1834]
Physical Description:
broadside. ill. 51 x 38 cm., fold. to 14 x 10 cm. & booklet (15, [1] p.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B G 5
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Classification:
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Notes:
BAC : Advertisements: p. [16] of booklet.
BAC : "Sold also by G. Berger."
Lord Brougham mentioned as chancellor in riddle 143. He held this position 1830-34.
The booklet of answers has title: The nutcrackers; or A key to the Enigmatical repository.
Evidently only one of a number of similar riddle sheets with the same title and publisher.--Cf. British Museum Catalogue.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 79
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).
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 72
Subject Terms:
Berger, G. -- Publisher.
Macdonald, R. -- Publisher.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1830-1834.
Form/Genre:
Riddles.
Puzzles.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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