RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET
RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET

Title of the plate. Nouvelle Methode de Geographie ou VOIAGE Curieux par les Villes les plus Considerables et les principaux Pais des 30 Gouvernements Generaux et les 6 Particuliers du Roiaume de FRANCE Mis en JEU… “Carte Generale du Royaume de FRANCE Suivant les Nouvelles Observations, Se vend à Paris Chez Crépy rue St Jacques devant la rue du Platre 1726″. Very unusual game, “jeu de l’Oie” in French, with 109 cases, copper engraved by Jean-Baptiste Crepy, 18e century. With the Governements and the towns of France. In the center, a map of France, while the spiral track surrounding it begins with the departure from Paris and ends there also, at the winning case. France is described in superlative terms in text to the right of the map beginning France is the best and one of the most abundant countries of Europe… Each case represents a governemnt or a town of France, with some commentaries. The game begins by the case 1 decorated by the fleur de lys (the symbol of the royalty in France) with the commentary de Paris a l’ORLEANOIS Vins Bled Safran par Fontainebleau Nemours.. “, the last case is the number 109 decorated by the portrait of Louis XV, King of “France and Navarre”, with the commentary “PARIS Provoté et Vicomté… Sur la Riviere de Seyne Residence des ROIS et la Capitale du Roiaume de FRANCE Gouvernement Particulier. The first step is to choose a guide who will say out loud the names of the towns visited and their governmental area. The player must repeat this accurately, or pay a penalty. For his services, the Guide takes a third of the eventual winnings. There is instructions in the different cases. For example, at Limo(u)sin (space 38), this one is described as a bad country mauvais pais.. so the game requires one to withdraw from the game; in Bourgogne (space 79), there is an abondance of wine and forests… The text on the right side of the map gives another way of playing the game, wherebay each player takes the name of a particular province. The player wins when each player takes the name of a particular province and he wins when he has reached its capital. A Paris, rue St Jacques, Chez Crepy. 62 x 47,5 cm / 24,4 x 18,5 inches. Copper engraved, old colors, on strong paper. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “RARE 1726 ANTIQUE GAME with GOVERNEMENTS & TOWNS OF FRANCE by CREPY LARGE SET” is in sale since Friday, December 25, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1726
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: France
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