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TRAM GAME. - Tramway Spel.

Amsterdam, J. Viegler [c1880]. 435x575mm colour litho game on paper. A rather good copy. ¶ A Dutch racing game presumably co-produced with the cocoa maker van Houten. Amsterdam's trams began running in 1875 and you can be sure the game makers were at work within minutes. There is a version of this without the advertisements on the trams - which are obvious additions when you compare them - published by Ellerman Harms; doubtless Viegler got the rights and made a deal with van Houten. It wasn't long before writers were complaining about the disfiguring surfeit of advertising on trams all round the world.
AUD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 128.25 US$ 155.53 | £UK 110.5 | JP¥ 17010] Book number 9669

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