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Rules and directions for playing the Historical pastime, or, New game of the history of England

Rules and directions for playing the Historical pastime, or, New game of the history of England

with a short account, of the principal events which have occurred, from William the Conqueror to the accession of George the Third

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Published by Printed for J. Harris, corner of St. Paul"s Church-yard, and J. Wallis, no. 13, Warwick-Square in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Games,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHistorical pastime, New game of the history of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14797913M

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Rules: rules and directions for playing the historical pastime or new game of the history of england with a short account of the principal events which have occurred from william the conqueror to the accession of george the third. london printed for j harris, corner of st.

paul's church yard and j wallis no 13 warwick square Bodleian Libraries, Rules and directions for playing the Historical pastime of England; with a short account of the principal events which have occurred from William the Conqueror to the accession of George the third jpg 1, × ; 75 KB.

c Historical Pastime, or a New Game of the History of England - E. Wallis Hand-coloured engraving, comprising circles, terminating in a circular portrait of a youthful Queen Victoria. 24 page booklet of Rules and Directions (creased and frayed). In an English-language set, the game contains tiles, 98 of which are marked with a letter and New game of the history of England book point value ranging from 1 to The number of points for each lettered tile is based on the letter's frequency in standard English; commonly used letters such as vowels are worth one point, while less common letters score higher, with Q and Z each worth 10 (s) required: Vocabulary.

Pages in category "History of Great Britain" Rules and directions for playing the Historical pastime or new game of the History of England jpg 1, × ; 78 KB.

Bodleian Libraries, Rules and directions for playing the Historical pastime or new game of the History of England jpg 1, × ; 81 KB.

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