Wallis's tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland, a new geographical game, comprehending all the cities, principal towns, rivers &c. in the British Empire


Wallis's tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland, a new geographical game, comprehending all the cities, principal towns, rivers &c. in the British Empire

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Title:
Wallis's tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland, a new geographical game, comprehending all the cities, principal towns, rivers &c. in the British Empire
Title (alt.):
Wallis's tour through the British Empire : a new geographical game
Description:
Map of the British Isles, with some major towns numbered from 1-190. Players spin a tetotum and advance along the cities, reading from the accompanying booklet the description of the town they land on and following any directions for staying in the town. The first player to reach town 190 (London) wins the game.
Publisher:
Wallis, J. (John), -1818
Date:
1811
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Geographical recreations
British Isles--Maps
British Isles--Description and travel
Places:
British Isles (area)
Publisher:
London : John Wallis, no. 42 Skinner Street, Snow Hill
Notes (citation):
Whitehouse, F.B.R. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, page 78
Notes:
Accompanied by instructions with descriptions of major cities, titled Wallis's entertaining and instructive tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, and Ireland : a new geographical game : comprehending a description of all the cities principal towns, rivers, &c. in the British Empire (24 pages).
Conservation of this piece was funded by Thomas L. Clemence in loving memory of Beverly E. Clemence.
Extent:
1 map : hand color ; 55 x 45, folded in slipcase 21 x 13 cm + text (24 pages ; 16 cm)
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,650,000
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_016380
Call #:
G5741.A9 1811 .W35
Barcode:
39999085945770
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