771 - 1153 CHILDREN'S BOOKS, incl. COMICS, DRAWINGS, GAMES AND TOYS
- Lacks at least 2 boards and a number of stamps. Box worn and sl. dam. at sides. = Very rare.
- Three pieces lack sm. part.
= Attractive puzzles showing three different scenes from the fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood: Riding Hood encountering the wolf in the forest, Riding Hood plucking flowers for her grandmother and Riding Hood seeing the wolf in Grandmother's bed.
Cinderella. N.pl., n.publ., ±1880, 6 chromolithogr. jigsaw puzzles, each w. 25 pieces, 22x22 cm., w. 5 chromolithogr. plates, wooden framed board for laying the puzzles, together in orig. board box w. lid w. mounted chromolithogr. plate (4x27,5x27,5 cm.)
- One puzzle lacks 6 pieces. Lid lacks edges.
= Six scenes from the fairy tale. The plate on the lid is the 6th key plate.
GIGA. Lege- u. Aufstellspiel. No.1 and 2. N.pl., n.publ., ±1920, 2 building and puzzle games, 16 and 36 (of 40) col. wooden pieces, 2 fold. lithogr. lvs. (1x incomplete), both in orig. board boxes w. lid (11,3x11,3x1,5 cm.).
- No.2 lacks 4 pieces; lvs. worn/ torn; all pieces rubbed/ worn; boxes dam. = Rare.
(Jigsaw puzzle). N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1900), 2 jigsaw puzzles, each on recto and verso a chromolithogr. scene, 3 (of 4) chromolithogr. key sheets, together in later (?) board box (w. address of the game publisher Ebro).
- Poor copy, pieces broken and one piece lacks part. Sold w.a.f.
- Title-plate folded once; plate and cards sl. foxed; one card dam. and repaired.
= Lotto game with biblical theme, cards show various scenes from the Old and New Testament.
"Jeu de combinaisons instructives et amusantes". Lithogr. title plate by B. COUDERT, 13,5x20,2 cm., ±1850.
= To be used as title plate on a box lid of an unknown game. Never published?
AND 15 others similar, for the greater part by B. COUDERT, i.a. the following titles: "Des Instructeurs", "L'Hirondelle Savante. Jeu géographique", "Loto des départements de la France", "Loto-lecteur" (showing children playing the lotto game), "Petit loto botanique", "Loto du jeune naturaliste", "La Pagode. Steeple mappemonde et loto chinois", "Jeu de construction" (handcol. lithograph). - ADDED: uncut example sheet for the game "Flora, Das Blumenspiel".
= Decorative prints.
- Without the letterpress and "Classe" cards.
AND 16 rebus cards (French, early 19th cent., printed in green (1x in bistre)).
- Lacks card E3.
AND a BOERENSCHROOM game (±1900).
- Lacks the first 'era' card, covering the years 1555-1567. Without a 'tijdtafel' mentioned in the rules of the game; divisional board in box loose.
= Cf. Papertoys p.154 (ed. The Hague, Wed. E Spanier, ±1875, w. 6 red and 45 blue cards).
- The pieces trifle foxed, otherwise fine. Box partly/ sl. stained (mostly on sides); hinge partly split; paper over wood w. lacking portions.
AND 2 others: a smaller-scale (sl. later?) variant of the above puzzle, publ. by the same and consisting of 24 pieces (fine copy), and a (sl. later?) col. offset block puzzle of the continents and Iberian peninsula (24 blocks, 6 example sheets (incl. mounted plate on lid), all by "KARPA").
- Sheet soiled. = Figure building game.
- Probably complete; contents w. minor imperfections; lid box. tears in edges and rubbed.
= It is uncertain if the attributes belong to the box: 3 trees, 6 human figures, 2 dogs, cow with calf, pig, 3 sheep, horse, cart w. driver and 2 horses, goat and a village waterfountain.
AND 1 other: MOSAIC LANDSCAPES LANDSCHAPPEN-MOZAIEK (Berlin, ±1915, puzzle game with square pieces, in orig. chromolithogr. box).
- Sleeve soiled and stained and w. sm. tear.
= Rare German spiral track game with hunting theme. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXI.
- Mounted on board; formerly folded, torn horizontally in two and w. another tear along another fold; sl. soiled; sm. stain in centre.
= Papertoys p.147-148: "Het doggersbank-spel verwijst naar een episode uit de voor Nederland zo ongunstig verlopen Vierde Engelse Oorlog (1780-1784).(...) Hoewel deze slag [bij Doggersbank] geen overwinnaar kende, werden [schout-bij-nacht] Zoutman en de zijnen door hun landgenoten terecht als helden bejubeld, omdat zij met gebrekkige middelen de erfvijand hadden weerstaan. Die vaderlandse lof uitte zich op velerlei wijze: (...) en ook dit patriottisch gezelschapsspel."
- Folded twice and creased; tears in margins; soiled; sold w.a.f.
= Rare. Paper Toys p.95, with a different adress; FM 6383c; de Meyer 1970 p.171.
AND a catchpenny print of Tyl Uilenspiegel by Brepols & Dierckx zoon, Turnhout.
- A few cards w. a few rubbed spots in image, otherwise fine. Box (sl.) worn on corners; plate on lid sl. stained.
= When complete, the upper three cards on a board show the image of e.g. an aeroplane, a car or a train, while the lower six show three famous buildings or places in different European countries.
Een Reis door Ons Eigen Land. Nürnberg-Doos, J.W. Spear & Söhne, n.d. (1927), track game w. twice folding offset col. board, 6 metal pieces, 6 number cards (no. 1-6) and 1 die (of 2(?) dice), together in orig. board box w. mounted col. plate on lid and the rules of the game mounted on inside lid, 40x29x3,5 cm.
- One die lacking (the rules calling for more than one). Box rubbed at corners, two joints of lid split.
= Nice track game showing the major Dutch cities/ sights, starting in Amsterdam and ending at the pier of Scheveningen.
AND 3 'PROVINCIEPUZZLES' of Nederland, Noordbrabant and Limburg (1960s).
- One wooden side rim dam. and lacking part; cloth between 2 parts torn.
- Board split and worn on fold. = Game of the Goose with children playing in the corners.
Spel der 36 Beesten. Amst., Warendorf, 1910, fold. chromolithogr. leaf, 65x45,5 cm.
- Torn on folds and repaired w. sellotape. = "Premie op Warendorf's geïllustreerde kalender".
Hoenderloo's Letterspel. N.pl., "Uitgave ten voordeele der In- en Uitwendige Zending, ±1910, fold. letterpress rules, over 300 board letter playing pieces, loose as issued in orig. board box w. lid w. mounted plate.
= Rare variant of Perry's Woordjes maken, Woordjes Schaken, with slightly different rules. HONGS.nl shows an incomplete copy.
AND 3 other games. - ADDED: a game of metal knucklebones; leather pouch with lottery chips and a tin with board imitation coins.
- A few cards paper over board loosening. Box sl. worn along extremities; part of joint dam.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXII.
- Eight plates without the mounted cut-out ills.; occas. w. a few sm. tears. Covers worn along extremities; upper left corner frontcover dam.
= Nice cut-out picture book with scenes of i.a. a circus, fishermen's wives at Scheveningen, a railwaystation and skating people. With an extra col. lithogr. plate consisting of intertwined strips of paper, bound in at the end.
- One plate w. closed tears. Box soiled and w. worn spots.
= A moving optical view theatre. A screen with dark wave patterns can be moved up or downward behind the scene. The holes in the plates are alternately blocked by the shadows or transparent. This causes a flickering of light and the scene comes to "life". The frontcover of the box shows the grounds of the World Exhibition of 1900 with the Eiffeltower. The plates show the Chateau d'Eau of the World Exhibition of 1900, an automobile race and a naval combat scene in the Russo-Japanese War (1905). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXII.