771 - 1153 CHILDREN'S BOOKS, incl. COMICS, DRAWINGS, GAMES AND TOYS
- Without the 6 Pachtersteenen (dice with 3 blank sides).
= Very rare. With figures from the opera Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von Weber (premiered in 1821): Kaspar, Samiel, Max, Agatha, Antje, Kilian and the Hermit. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXIV.
- Plate on lid sl. foxed.
= The sticks in this game can be layed down according to the illustrations to form shapes, i.a. buildings, animals etc.
- Lacks 1 playing card and sheet w. rules. One side of box w. rubbed spot.
- Blocks sl. rubbed. Box rubbed and sl. soiled; w. a few wormholes.
= Early educational block puzzle with six different sides, i.a. an alphabet, algebra, geometrical patterns and building. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXI.
- Cilinder rusty and w. worn spots; paper strips (sl.) foxed and soiled.
= The strips are probably slighty later. Showing i.a. a pig jumping into the mouth of Uncle Sam, a man sticking out his tongue, a devil jumping into a furness. Also a non-figurative decorated border appears to have movable parts when revolved. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXIV.
= Travel versions, probably French.
- Some small defects.
= Nice lot, incl. a young mother holding her child high up in the air, a father on a rocking chair (standing by itself on two legs) with his son on his lap, a young boy on a rocking horse (standing by itself on two legs), a young girl carrying a doll, a young boy playing drums, a folding table, and several props such as hats/ caps, a belt w. a sword and a rifle (some not necessarily intended for the larger figures in this lot). Papertoys p.344 and p.217 ill.
- Delicately carved and decorative pieces.
- Cards mint; wr. occas. sl. defective.
Game of cards. Ibid., idem, ±1860, 36 stencil. col. lithogr. cards, w. orig. wr.
- Cards mint; wr. defective. = Belgian Genoese pattern. With the Knight of Clubs, taxation mark dated 1853.
AND 7 other decks of cards, publ. by the same, ±1860-1910, i.a. with Portuguese scenic aces.
- All cards and most wrappers mint.
= Present are 4 courtcards, showing figures from Greek mythology, prob. the tragedy Oresteia: Iphigenie, Orestes, Agamemnon and Arcas.
AND 9 sm. chromolithogr. fantasy plates w. playing cards (late 19th cent.) and 8 picture postcards, ±1900, showing ladies representing the four suits (i.a. the 4 famous dancers and singers Belle Otero, Cleo de Merode, Saharet and Lina Cavalieri).
- Lacks Jack of diamonds; cards sl. fingersoiled. = Aces with Dutch views (i.a. Leyden, Arnhem).
AND 8 other games of cards, all but 1 complete, all published ±1870-1900, i.a. by the following publishers: C. Titze & Schinkay (32 cards, Viennese Large crown pattern, 1885); Fromman & Morian (32 cards, ±1890-1900. Rhine aces. 2 copies); Daveluy (36 cards, ±1870-1880); Biermans (32 cards, stencil col., ±1880, Rhine aces) and VSS (32 cards, ±1880-1890, 2 copies. Rhine aces).
= Game of Kille (also known as Gnav) contains a suit of 12 pairs of cards w. fleur-de-lis (1-12) and 9 pairs of figures (i.a. a wild boar). Cary SWE 5.
- Lacks tarotcard no.1. = Kaplan I, p.481 and 484 (plate). So-called genre tarock.
Genre Tarock. Game of tarot, 38 (of ?) stencil-col. lithogr. cards, Vienna and Budapest, F. Piatnik & Söhne, ±1910.
- Lacks the fool and cards XIII and XIV, a few court cards and several pip cards.
= Cf. Kaplan I, p.324 (sl. later) and II, p. 474 (Glanz Genre Tarock).
AND 2 other sets of cartomancy cards, both chromolithogr.: a deck of 52 (of 54) cards (each 12,8x9 cm., ±1920) and a deck of 36 cards (±1910).
- Lacks all the tarot cards, but all courts and pip cards complete.
= Cary BEL 20 (describing an incomplete deck).
AND 33 extra duplicate pip cards from the same company.
- All cards fingersoiled and sl. warped; lacks 8 cards: tarot cards IV, V, VII, XI and XVII and pip cards Coppe X, Denari I and Spade V.
= Kaplan I, p. 165. Rare game of Tarot.
- All cards fingersoiled and sl. warped; lacks 20 cards, but present are the Major Arcana: the 21 'tarot' cards and the fool (il pazzo); the courts lack the knights of the Denari (Coins) and Spade (Swords) and the queen of the Coppi (Cups).
= Kaplan I, p. 165. Rare game of Tarot. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXV.
= Cards punctured w. braille, probably for people with poor vision.
AND 3 other decks of cards (2x 52 and 1x 36 cards), all with Gatteaux pattern, all w. French taxation stamp 1890. - AND 7 decks of cards (3x incomplete) published by B.P. GRIMAUD, Paris, ±1890-1910, all but two w. with the Belgian Genoese pattern (3x w. casino backs) and 1x w. aces w. Dutch views.