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[RIVER CROSSING PUZZLE]. - (A wolf, goat and cabbage problem). Sweden about mid 19th century.

. A river crossing puzzle comprising coloured woodcut paper figures depicting a farmer, a boat, a wolf, a goat and a cabbage (complete). Housed in the original illustrated paper envelope (some staining). A printed instruction in Swedish is included. This kind of game dates back to the 9th century and has been found in the folklore of ethnic groups from different parts of the world. A charming puzzle, well-preserved.
EUR 290.00 [Appr.: US$ 307.92 | £UK 247.75 | JPą 47523] Book number 120959

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Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB)
Sibyllegatan 50A, 114 43, Stockholm, Sweden Tel.: +46 (0)70 4411183
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