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Childrens games

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

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Game of Zodiac: Directions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6326
Scope and Contents

Directions on how to play an astronomical game for children called Zodiac, for the most part in verse, 19 folios. A letter is pasted to fo. 19 to an undesignated addressee from J. Wallis [publisher], Strand, 16 April 1808. On fo. 1 is the title 'The Zodiac', beneath which in another hand is written the date 1804. The correct date is not earlier than 1809, as is shown by the watermark. Inside the front cover appear the bookplate and signature of D.W. Smith.

Dates: 1809
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