found: 7 books

 [JIGSAW PUZZLE MAPS]., "Cartes géographique". France about 1860's.
[JIGSAW PUZZLE MAPS].
"Cartes géographique". France about 1860's.
Size: 29,8 x 23, 6 cm. A set of three coloured jizsaw puzzle maps, laid on wood, arranged on three levels. Depicting the world ("mappemonde" with double hemisphere); Europe; and France with it's departments. Housed in it's original "Klein- blue" paper box richly decorated in gilt. Published by Aug. Logerot in Paris. This kind of educational puzzle maps were popular in France in the 19th century. In lovely condition.
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Book number: 100593
€  1300.00 [Appr.: US$ 1454.59 | £UK 1144.25 | JP¥ 161890]
Catalogue: France
Keywords: France, france, french, frankreich, frankrike, europe, european, pussel, puzzle, game, games, maps, geography, geographical,
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 [STAND-UP PAPER TOYS]., Le Jardin d'Acclimatation. Constructions Enfantines. Offert par les Magasins du Bon Marché Paris. About 1920s.
[STAND-UP PAPER TOYS].
Le Jardin d'Acclimatation. Constructions Enfantines. Offert par les Magasins du Bon Marché Paris. About 1920s.
A collection of three sets of coloured stand-up toys featuring zoo animals at Jardin d'Acclimatation in Paris. Housed in the original printed envelopes (15 x 19.5 cm). Comprises: 1. Lion du Sahara. Containing four pieces; the background, the cage, a male lion and a lionness with small cubs. 2. Tigres du Bengale. Containing four pieces; the cage, the lower part of the background (missing the upper part), and two with tigers. 3. Girafes. Containing three pieces; the background, the cage and one giraffe. One giraffe is missing (supplied in facsimile). A charming collection, in very good condition.
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Book number: 120270
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 839.19 | £UK 660.25 | JP¥ 93398]
Catalogue: France
Keywords: France, toy, toys, stand-up, zoo, animals, french, france, design, decorative,
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 [SWEDISH BOARD GAME], "Sahap". Nya Indiska Ormspelet (New Indian snake game). Stockholm, Adolf Johnsons Förlag, (1900).
[SWEDISH BOARD GAME]
"Sahap". Nya Indiska Ormspelet (New Indian snake game). Stockholm, Adolf Johnsons Förlag, (1900).
Colour printed folding sheet (62 x 47 cm) and one page with instructions. As issued in original colour printed folder, with some tears. A Swedish adventure game for children called Sahap which originates from India. Educational and meant to symbolise good (ladders) and evil (snakes). The board is printed in blue and yellow following a path from 1 to 100.
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Book number: 120262
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 246.16 | £UK 193.75 | JP¥ 27397]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, game, swedish, spel, game board, games, children, play, family, illustrated,
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CULIN, STEWART:
Chinese games with dice and dominoes. (Extract: "Annual Report of the Museum of Archaeology and Palaeontology, University of Pennsylvania, 1893"). Philadelphia 1895.
47 pages (pp 491-537 of the periodical). With 12 plates, of which one in colour, and 33 figures in the text. Wrs. A nice copy. Includes information (and illustrations) of different kinds of dominoes in Korea, Burma and Siam. Cordier BS 1886.
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Book number: 25051
€  140.00 [Appr.: US$ 156.65 | £UK 123.25 | JP¥ 17434]
Catalogue: China
Keywords: China, asia, asie, asien, orient, east, asiatica, far east, east india, china, kina, chine, game, games, domino, korea, corea, siam, thailand, burma, coree, inde, thailande, ferne osten, extreme orient, extreme-orient, ferner osten

 KYOSEN, KAWASAKI (ILL.):,  Omacha-e shu (Toy pictorial collection). Five volumes. Osaka 1919.
KYOSEN, KAWASAKI (ILL.):
Omacha-e shu (Toy pictorial collection). Five volumes. Osaka 1919.
Folio. Size: 23.5 x 35.5 cm. A complete set comprising twenty parts bound in five volumes. Pp. 22 with Japanese text and 122 plates with woodcut images, all printed in bright, fresh colours some heightened with silver or gold. Double page leaves folded in the Japanese fashion. Publisher's decorated paper covers, title labels, some staining along the edges. Housed in original brown cloth slip case, somewhat worn. First edition of this monumental and fascinating work devoted to traditional Japanese toys and antique folk crafts. The illustrator is Kawasaki Koysen (1877-1942) who worked during the Meiji and Showa periods specializing in pictures of traditional Japanese toys and antique folk crafts, also including good-luck charms which he found during his travels around Japan. During his career he produced 52 Gangucho sketchbooks containing about 5000 different images. A rare and impressive work in very good condition.
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Book number: 120381
€  3800.00 [Appr.: US$ 4251.88 | £UK 3344.25 | JP¥ 473218]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, toys, children, illustrated, folk art,
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MONTELL, GÖSTA:
T'ou Hu - The Ancient Chinese Pitch-pot Game. Stockholm 1940.
Pp. 70-83. With illustrations. Original wrappers. Offprint from Ethons, published by the Ethnographical Museum in Stockholm. T'ou Hu was an ancient ceremonial game. "It is quite evident that Picth-pot was an exclusive pastime in the nobel circles and that it was prefected as early as the Chou period" (p. 74). Montell, Swedish ethnographer, participated in Hedin's expedition to Central Asia 1929-33.
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Book number: 100813
€  100.00 [Appr.: US$ 111.89 | £UK 88.25 | JP¥ 12453]
Catalogue: China
Keywords: China, china, chinese, kina, chine, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, game, games, play, exploration, travel,

 LABYRINT-SPELET. [SWEDISH BOARD GAME]., Labyrint-spelet. (Labyrinth board game). Stockholm, Adolf Johnsons förlag, Central-tryckeriet, 1903.
LABYRINT-SPELET. [SWEDISH BOARD GAME].
Labyrint-spelet. (Labyrinth board game). Stockholm, Adolf Johnsons förlag, Central-tryckeriet, 1903.
Colour printed sheet (72 x 62 cm). Printed in green, black and orange. Rules and instructions printed outside the labyrinth. Original envelope with a coloured lithograph pasted on front cover. A Swedish game in the form of a labyrinth. The players have to get through the maze lined with nasty animals to reach the beautiful maiden at the centre. With three small almost invisible holes but overall in very good condition.
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Book number: 120257
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 246.16 | £UK 193.75 | JP¥ 27397]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, design, game, games, spel, sweden, swedish, svenskt, familj, barn, children, family, maze
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