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Wallis's complete voyage round the world : a new geographical pastime

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Description:
The game consists of the single sheet on which is printed two global views of the world--North and South America on the left, and Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia on the right--with numbered locations on each of the continents. Some of the countries are hand-colored in red; others are outlined in green. On the bottom third of the sheet are printed the directions for how to play the game, the rules, and the locations numbered 1-100 with one sentence descriptions of each place. The new geographical pastime" is a game for 2-6 players. Beginning in Portsmouth and ending in London, England, the players spin the totum marked 1-8 [not supplied] and advance their pyramids [not included] to the numbered location on the map until circumnavigating the world from number 1 to 100. "; 2 maps on 1 sheet: color; 50 x 63 cm
Collection:
Penn State Rare Maps
Subjects:
Geographical recreations and World maps--Early works to 1800--Specimens
Year:
1796
Contributed by:
Penn State
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