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Title:
La Fontaine in the game of the goose.
Published/Created:
[Paris? : s.n.], [ca. 1810].
Physical Description:
1 sheet : ill. ; 37 x 43 cm. folded to 19 x 12 cm. + 1 booklet ([8] leaves ; 12 cm)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 L23 1810
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
In case made from old flowered paper, with engraved labels that read: Le prix de sagesse. A Paris : Chez Demoure [?], Rue Christine, No. 2.
"This sheet represents 63 vignettes, each of which refers to a moral stanza taken from the of [sic] La Fontaine's Fables. Translated by M. Thomson ..."
Accompanying booklet has a rhyme for each move.
Whitehouse (p. 97) lists a game of the same title published by William Darton, ca. 1820.
Subject Terms:
Demoure -- Publisher.
Fables.
Lithography -- Specimens -- [ca. 1810].
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Contributors:
La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695. Fables.
Thomson, Robert.
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