Playing cards, board games and miscellaneous items with decorated papers / collected by Rosamond B. Loring


15 items ; 22 cm or smaller.
2 packs of woodcut-illustrated playing cards (78 cards each), printed "Milano: Edoardo Dotti"; a complete miniature chess board (New York: D. Appleton, [18--?]; a hand-colored French game board on geometric Dutch gilt paper; a boxed set of pastepaper-covered bingo cards; a Kirby, Beard & Co. hairpin box; an Asian tourist souvenir book; two card games "Uniwort" and "Frage" (in book-like paper containers, with cards mounted on block-printed papers); a box of miniature playing cards (18 mm); two miniature books; a picture frame made from Dutch gilt papers and pastepaper; a framed set of paper cut-outs, and an embossed paper-covered box entitled "False friends", containing pretend false teeth.
One miniature book is entitled "Galileo a Madama Cristina di Lorens, 1615" ([S.l. :s.n., 1897]), bound in brown paper, gilt (205 p. ; 19 mm); the other is entitled "Avril 30" ([S.l. : s.n., 18--?]), all ill., bound in green paper, gilt, edges stained red, in a marbled slipcase (22 mm).
Title supplied by cataloger.
Forms part of the Rosamond B. Loring Collection of Decorated Papers.

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