Established 1976  


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[Board game] Wallis, The Parlour Travellers, Through Europe, A New Game. London, circa 1820. 21" x 18." Original color. VG. Original slip case covered in marbled paper with hand colored engraved label. Map dissected and mounted on linen. Map VG; case scuffed and worn. $1,250.00

A throw of the die moves a player's token along the board; the instruction sheet (not present) would give geographical / historical facts for each numbered location on the board. The case label features costumed figures representing various European nations including a Scottish soldier in a kilt. The label also extends the title saying it is "...adapted for Elder Pupils in Geography." Wallis & Robinson, Cartographic Innovations..., p. 40, 1.131 Map Games." Provenance: in a private collection since 1983.

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