Les tables de geographie, reduites en un jeu de cartes


Les tables de geographie, reduites en un jeu de cartes

Item Information

Title:
Les tables de geographie, reduites en un jeu de cartes
Title (alt.):
Tables de geographie, reduites en vn iev de cartes
Description:
Sheet of 52 cartographic playing cards, with 13 each of 4 suits (hearts, diamonds, spades and clubs). Each suit is assigned to a continent or continents (hearts to Europe, diamonds to Asia, spades to Africa and clubs to the Americas) and contains 3 face cards, each with medallion portrait, and 10 numbered cards (ace through ten), each with a list of facts about a nation or region on that continent. At head of sheet are four small continental maps: "L'Afrique" and "L'Amerique" flanking a dedication to Louis, Dauphin of France (1661-1711); "L'Europe" and "L'Asie" flanking the title.
Creator:
Duval, P. (Pierre), 1619-1682
Author:
Duval, P. (Pierre), 1619-1682
Engraver:
Cordier, Robert, (Engraver)
Name on Item:
par P. Du-Val, geographe du Roy ; Cordier sculp.
Date:
1669
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Geographical recreations--Early works to 1800
Card games--Early works to 1800
Geography--Early works to 1800
Playing cards--Specimens--Early works to 1800
Extent:
1 sheet : hand color illustrations, hand color maps ; 42 x 54 cm
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
A Paris : Chez l'auteur
Language:
French
Notes:
A Paris. Chez l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Orloge, pres le Palais; Avec privilege de Sa Maïesté, pour 20. Ans. 1669.
Red suits (hearts and diamonds) hand-colored; hand-colored maps.
"A Monseigneur le Dauphin, par son tres-humble, tres-obeissant, et tres-fidele serviteur, P. du Val, Geographe du Roy."
Notes (citation):
IMCoS, number 122, pages 15-23
Identifier:
06_01_016030
Call #:
GV1485 .D88 1669
Barcode:
39999085941662