The journey, or, cross roads to conqueror's castle : a new and interesting game


The journey, or, cross roads to conqueror's castle

Item Information

Title:
The journey, or, cross roads to conqueror's castle : a new and interesting game
Title (alt.):
Cross roads to conqueror's castle
Conqueror's castle
Interesting new game
Description:
The game board is a map with roads, cross-roads and illustrations. Starting from the bottom of the board, players spin the disk and move their marker in the indicated direction and spaces. Player's lose or gain counters as they move along the roads to the castle. The first player to reach the castle wins.
Cartographer:
Spooner, William, active 1831-1854
Date:
[ca. 1831–1836]
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Board games--Great Britain--Specimens
Picture puzzles--Juvenile literature
Publisher:
London : W. Spooner, 259, Regent Street
Notes (citation):
Whitehouse, F.R.B. Table games, 33
Goodfellow, C.G. Collector's guide to games and puzzles, 75
Notes:
Title from game; imprint from cover.
Probable date range from the years in which publisher was at 259 Regent Street; Cf. Hannas, Linda. The English jigsaw puzzle. London, 1972, p. 152.
Boston Public Library copy imperfect: board only. Lacking spinner, rules sheet, markers and counters.
Extent:
1 game : color illustrations ; 56 x 43 cm, folded in cover 15 x 15 cm
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_014373
Call #:
GV1469.J68 S66 1831
Barcode:
39999065701169
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.