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Mingaud, François, 1771-1847.
The noble game of billiards : wherein are exhibited extraordinary & surprising strokes which have excited the admiration of most of the sovereigns of Europe / by Monsieur Mingaud.
Alternate Title(s):
Thurston's translation of Mingaud's billiards
Noble jeu de billard. English
[London] : Translated & published by John Thurston, 14 Catherine Street, Strand, London, 1830.
Physical Description:
[2], 7, [1] p., [1], 40 leaves leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV893 .M56 1830+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Translation of: Noble jeu de billard.
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Thurston's translation of Mingaud's billiards.
Title page is engraved.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 391
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 70
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary red half roan and marbled boards; publisher's printed title label on front cover. Trade advertisement for John Thurston, billiard table manufacturer, [1] p. at end.
Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Billiards -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Board games -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Games -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Thurston, John -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- 1830.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1830.
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