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  • A set of 12 Rebus or Hieroglyphic puzzle cards.
    A set of 12 Rebus or Hieroglyphic puzzle cards.

    A set of 12 Rebus or Hieroglyphic puzzle cards.No imprint or date, but London, early 19th century. The cards re hand-coloured engravings on card with a line of text beneath. Each measures: 94 x 76mm. All the cards are grubby and worn, some with old crease-marks. But a good set of scarce cards.

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  • CHARADES EN ACTIONS.
    CHARADES EN ACTIONS.

    Paris: Gide fils, Rue St. Mar, No. 20, No date [circa 1830]. 26 of 36 hand-coloured lithographed cards, contained in the original card box with a pictorial label. Cards: 94 x 70 mm. Small corner missing from one card, the remainder fine. Box a little rubbed at corners, else fine. The cards are numbers, 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 24, and 35.

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  • HIEROGLYPHIC AMUSEMENT on the following subjects: education modesty reflection vanity elegance religion knowledge curiosity applause reflection insinuation complacency. Represented on twelve cards beautifully engraved and coloured.
    HIEROGLYPHIC AMUSEMENT on the following subjects: education modesty reflection vanity elegance religion knowledge curiosity applause reflection insinuation complacency. Represented on twelve cards beautifully engraved and coloured.

    11 off 12 cards issued by John Wallis of London in 1791. Each engraved card is titled and bears text interspersed with images in the place of words for the reader to decipher. Each cards measures: 116 x 76 mm. The cards are uncoloured. Lacks the card entitled Education and the original slipcase, which is titled as above. Some light superficial dust-soiling; else excellent. Rare. The Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton has a complete, if slightly later, set.

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  • REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.
    REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.

    1790. An engraved card with words interspersed with hand-coloured images which must be deciphered to make sense of the text. Part of a set, probably of 12 cards, originally issued in a titled sleeve, this card is number 5. No imprint or date but London, and probably issued by John Wallis, circa 1790. Each card is oblong and measures, 75 x 114 mm. Light dust-soiling, else fine.

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  • REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.
    REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.

    1790. An engraved card with words interspersed with hand-coloured images which must be deciphered to make sense of the text. Part of a set, probably of 12 cards, originally issued in a titled sleeve, this card is number 11. No imprint or date but London, and probably issued by John Wallis, circa 1790. Each card is oblong and measures, 75 x 114 mm. Light dust-soiling, else fine.

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  • REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.
    REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.

    1790. An engraved card with words interspersed with hand-coloured images which must be deciphered to make sense of the text. Part of a set, probably of 12 cards, originally issued in a titled sleeve, this card is number 2. No imprint or date but London, and probably issued by John Wallis, circa 1790. Each card is oblong and measures, 75 x 114 mm. Light dust-soiling, else fine.

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  • REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.
    REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.

    1790. An engraved card with words interspersed with hand-coloured images which must be deciphered to make sense of the text. Part of a set, probably of 12 cards, originally issued in a titled sleeve, this card is number 8. No imprint or date but London, and probably issued by John Wallis, circa 1790. Each card is oblong and measures, 75 x 114 mm. Light dust-soiling, else fine.

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  • REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.
    REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.

    1790. An engraved card with words interspersed with hand-coloured images which must be deciphered to make sense of the text. Part of a set, probably of 12 cards, originally issued in a titled sleeve, this card is number 7. No imprint or date but London, and probably issued by John Wallis, circa 1790. Each card is oblong and measures, 75 x 114 mm. Light dust-soiling, else fine.

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  • REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.
    REBUS or HIEROGLYPHIC CARD.

    1790. An engraved card with words interspersed with hand-coloured images which must be deciphered to make sense of the text. Part of a set, probably of 12 cards, originally issued in a titled sleeve, this card is number 1. No imprint or date but London, and probably issued by John Wallis, circa 1790. Each card is oblong and measures, 75 x 114 mm. Light dust-soiling, else fine.

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