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Title:
Arithmetical lottery : a new amusing and instructive game of exercises in multiplication.
Published/Created:
[London? : s.n.], [18--].
Physical Description:
1 game (instruction sheet, cards) : paper, col. ; in box, 22 x 14 x 2 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 A74
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
In box, as issued.
Title from instruction sheet.
Label mounted on inside of box lid reads: "Varty & Cox, publishers, booksellers, stationers, map and printsellers, 3 Adelaide Street, Strand, London, W.C. (late Roake & Varty)"
If Varty & Cox published this game, it could date from 1847-1855. Roake & Varty in business 1831-1847; in business as Varty & Owen by 1855.--cf. Todd, W. Directory of printers; Hodson's Booksellers, publishers, stationers directory 1855 (1972).
Includes instruction sheet, 8 large cards with numbers & 64 small cards with pictures. Game is played rather like bingo.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 49
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Arithmetic -- Study and teaching.
Educational games -- Specimens.
Multiplication -- Study and teaching.
Varty & Cox -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- [18--].
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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