Games & Toys

  • # 1066

Maker unknown

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with soldiers from different eras

    # 1066

    Maker unknown

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with soldiers from different eras

    [France, c 1890]. Oblong box of very thick board (370 x 250 x 35 mm, the lid with a superb, colourful paste-down illustration depicting nine types of uniformed soldier (Swiss, Belgian, Swedish, Chinese, Turkish, Romanian, Austrian, German and Spanish). The box contains three chromolithographic panels pasted onto wood and cut into jigsaw puzzles; each puzzle …

  • # 7779

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Par terre et par mer

    # 7779

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Par terre et par mer

    Paris : Saussine, [1910-1914]. Box of decorative card, 440 x 320 x 60 mm, the lid with superb pictorial chromolithographed design depicting various ethnic types dancing around a globe with cartouche illustrations of a ship and a train in the upper corners, containing folding playing board with chromolithographed map of the world with vignette illustrations …

  • # 5278

SAUSSINE, L. (publisher)

[CHILDREN’S GAME] Loto des 5 parties du monde. Race humaines, productions végétales et animales

    # 5278

    SAUSSINE, L. (publisher)

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Loto des 5 parties du monde. Race humaines, productions végétales et animales

    Paris : Saussine, Edit., [circa 1890]. Box of thick card, 430 x 340 x 45 mm, the lid with superb chromolithograph illustration featuring five female figures symbolising the five regions of the world, surrounded by images of the flora and fauna of the entire world arranged by continent; the box contains twelve chromolithographed playing boards, …

  • Jeu instructif des peuples et costumes des quatre parties du monde et des Terres Australes
BASSET, Paul-André (active 1785-1815)
# 13972

    # 13972

    BASSET, Paul-André (active 1785-1815)

    Jeu instructif des peuples et costumes des quatre parties du monde et des Terres Australes

    $6,000 USD Paris : Chez Basset … rue St. Jacques … 1815. Copper engraving on thick laid paper, 490 x 650 mm, a game board in the form of a spiral track comprising 63 numbered cartouches with vignette illustrations of inhabitants of all regions of the globe, including representations of the native peoples of New …

  • Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde
KLINGER, Johann Georg; MULLER, Johann Wolfgang
# 13747

    # 13747

    KLINGER, Johann Georg; MULLER, Johann Wolfgang

    Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde

    $15,000 USD Also titled: Description de differens peuples remarquables des cinq parties du monde. Nüremberg : J. G. Klinger, 1805-1807. Second edition. Original box of red paper over card, 114 x 100 x 105 mm, with gilt embossed decoration, the lid lettered in gilt Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde (corners bumped); the box in …

  • Walker’s geographical pastime exhibiting a complete voyage round the world in two hemispheres.

# 7879

    # 7879

    WALKER, John

    Walker’s geographical pastime exhibiting a complete voyage round the world in two hemispheres.

    $5,000 USD London : William Darton, 1816. Engraved map of the world on two sheets laid on linen, each dissected into 12 panels and measuring 520 x 485 mm, original hand colouring, housed in the original marbled papered box with engraved title label depicting an Englishman demonstrating the use of a globe to a native …

  • A geographical panorama
HACK, Maria (1777-1844), attributed
# 14089

    # 14089

    HACK, Maria (1777-1844), attributed

    A geographical panorama

    : exhibiting characteristic representations of the scenery and inhabitants of various regions. London : Harvey and Darton, 1822. Mahogany box, 300 x 260 x 90 mm, sliding lid with engraved title sheet (worn), the underside of which is engraved with 8 grooves for inserting the pieces of the diorama, the box containing two mahogany support …

  • [ZEPPELIN] Das lenkbare Luftschiff : ein aktuelles Gesellschaft-Spiel
SALA
# 14043

    # 14043

    SALA

    [ZEPPELIN] Das lenkbare Luftschiff : ein aktuelles Gesellschaft-Spiel

    [Berlin : Sala, c. 1910]. Box of thick card, 410 x 310 x 35 mm, the lid with chromolithographed illustration of an airship and game title in German; containing a chromolithographed playing board, 580 x 790 mm, folding to 290 x 395 mm; 6 painted pewter playing pieces in the form of airships, each approximately …

  • [BROADSIDE] Gaby Guff.
Anon.
# 14476

    # 13895

    [BOARD GAME] Four Square Road Safety Game

    [n.l.] : Four Square Stores (Australia), c. 1950. Game board, 405 x 260 mm, chromolithograph playing board in two sheets, folding. Small brown stain on centre, otherwise fine condition. 

  • Around the Commonwealth aeroplane game : a highly interesting and educational game
[NATIONAL GAME CO.]
# 13818

    # 13819

    NATIONAL GAME CO.

    Derby day : the up-to-date racing game

    Melbourne : National Game Co., [circa 1915]. Thick board, 310 x 475 mm, folding, recto with colour printed design, in good condition with minor silverfishing on edges of game mat, wear along board edges, one top corners with minor creasing, verso with pictorial title label, maroon boards lightly rubbed.

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] Jeu des nations
IMAGERIES RÉUNIES
# 13057

    # 13057

    IMAGERIES RÉUNIES

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Jeu des nations

    Jarville, Nancy [France] : Imageries Réunies, n.d. [circa 1900]. Chromolithograph hand coloured in gold, sheet size 445 x 540 mm; playing instructions printed at centre, surrounded by an inner ring of maps of the most powerful European nations and an outer ring depcting theo soldiers of their various armies; illustrated cartouches at each corner of the …

  • Sixième jeu de cartes géographiques,
JOUY, Victor-Joseph Etienne de
# 12007

    # 12007

    JOUY, Victor-Joseph Etienne de

    Sixième jeu de cartes géographiques,

    orné de figures gravées avec soin et représentant les différens peuples de la terre dans le costume particulier à chacun d’eux; destiné à l’instruction et à l’amusement de la jeunesse des deux sexes. Lille : Vanackere ; Paris : H. Nicolle, [c.1810]. Original box (112 x 73 x 30 mm) of marbled paper over thick …

  • Snakes and ladders
NATIONAL GAME COMPANY
# 12065

    # 12065

    NATIONAL GAME COMPANY

    Snakes and ladders

    Melbourne : National Game Co., [c.1920]. “Copyright no. 9857”. Thick board, 370 x 370 mm, folding, recto with colour printed design (rubbed, some small sections of surface loss along the fold, corners worn), verso with pictorial title label, buff boards with mild amount of staining; small label of the Adelaide department store John Martin & …

  • Race round Australia : an instructive, educational game for two to four players.
MACKINTOSH, Jessie; G.N. RAYMOND
# 11547

    # 11547

    MACKINTOSH, Jessie; G.N. RAYMOND

    Race round Australia : an instructive, educational game for two to four players.

    [Collingwood, Vic. : G.N. Raymond, c.1945]. Board game, 410 x 475 mm, folding to 410 x 238 mm, offset printed paper onlay (paper split along the fold); accompanied by the loose rules sheet (tear at top edge); outer boards (lightly marked) with pictorial paper onlay. Scarce. This educational board game, designed by Jessie Mackintosh, teaches …

  • Bangaroo : the harmless and fascinating boomerang game
BANGAROO MANUFACTURING CO.; [FRANCIS P. STONELAKE, artist, 1879-1929]
# 11176

    # 11176

    BANGAROO MANUFACTURING CO.; [FRANCIS P. STONELAKE, artist, 1879-1929]

    Bangaroo : the harmless and fascinating boomerang game

    Bristol, U.K. : W.R. Powell, printer [for Bangaroo Manufacturing Co.], [c.1907]. Box, 310 x 195 x 25 mm, the lid with pictorial paper onlay, featuring a design of a bounding kangaroo signed and dated in the image at lower left 'Frank Stonelake – 07', the title in bold red and black lettering, at the foot …

  • The National football game
NATIONAL GAME COMPANY
# 11177

    # 11177

    NATIONAL GAME COMPANY

    The National football game

    Melbourne : National Game Co., [c.1920]. Board game, 360 x 360 mm, folding to 360 x 180 mm, recto with colour printed design representing an Australian Rules Football match in progress in a large stadium with grandstands filled with supporters (probably a depiction of the MCG, with artistic license), the legend “Our Great Game!” in …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] Le tour du monde en automobile
Maker unknown.
# 10840

    # 10840

    Maker unknown.

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Le tour du monde en automobile

    / Jeu de voyages a travers le monde : instructif & amusant. Paris : [Les Jeux et Jouets Francais], [c.1910]. Folding game board, 570 x 870 mm, recto with dissected chromolithographic map of the world with cartouche illustrations at each corner, a round the world race game for the newly invented mode of transport, the …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] Nouveau Casse-tête chinois

# 7838

    # 7838

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Nouveau casse-tête chinois

    Paris : “M.D.” [Mauclair-Dacier], [c.1910]. Box of decorative card, 130 x 80 x 30 mm, pictorial printed label to top of lid (lacking one side of lid), containing 36 numbered playing cards printed one side only, each with an anagram of a French word of nine letters, with subjects such as  figures from Classical mythology …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] Pigeon courrier.

# 7777

    # 7777

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Pigeon courrier.

    Paris : “J.L.” [Delhaye Frères], [c.1900]. Box of red card, 130 x 200 mm, superb pictorial printed label to top of lid depicting courier pigeons flying over the ocean (sides of lid with short splits), containing folding playing board with beautiful chromolithographed design, 240 x 380 mm, and loose sheet with printed instructions; a race …

  • [CHILDREN’ GAME] La question du divorce. Nouveau problème.

# 7771

    # 7771

    [CHILDREN’ GAME] La question du divorce. Nouveau problème.

    Paris : Les Jeux et Jouets Francais, [c.1900]. Box of apple green card, 45 x 110 mm (corners reinforced with tape), decorative printed label to top of lid, containing playing pieces made from wire, loose sheet with printed instructions; a dexterity toy which when successfully arranged separates the “couple”; complete.

  • [BOARD GAME] The Ivory Castle Game
D. & W. Gibbs, Ltd.
# 4284

    # 4284

    D. & W. Gibbs, Ltd.

    [BOARD GAME] The Ivory Castle Game

    [London, U.K. ?] : s.n. [but produced for D & W Gibbs Ltd, Wapping, London E1, and distributed in Australia by W.A. Blake Pty. Ltd., South Melbourne], [1935]. Folding card, 350 x 460 mm opened, inner surfaces with colour game graphic (mild toning and foxing and some creasing to edges), rear boards with printed rules, game …

  • [CUT OUT DOLLS] Jimmy and Jane visit Gene Autry at Melody Ranch
AUTRY, Gene (1907-1998); Whitman Publishing Company, Inc.

# 3920

    # 3920

    AUTRY, Gene (1907-1998); Whitman Publishing Company, Inc.

    [CUT OUT DOLLS] Jimmy and Jane visit Gene Autry at Melody Ranch

    [U.S.A.] : Whitman Publishing Company, Inc., 1951. Cut out paper dolls; various sizes up to 250 mm; an apparently complete set of 'a product made in association with Flying A’s television series, The Gene Autry Show, 1950-1956' (publishing information courtesy of the Autry National Center); horizontal crease to Autry's face and some minor creasing to …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] The learned swallow : géographical game.
SAUSSINE, L. (publisher); SCHERER, L. (illustrator); JANNIN, H. (lithographer)

# 3014

    # 3014

    SAUSSINE, L. (publisher); SCHERER, L. (illustrator); JANNIN, H. (lithographer)

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] The learned swallow : géographical game.

    Chromolithograph, 215 x 260 mm, depicting a drawing room scene with children dressed in traditional costumes from around the world playing a geographical game with their parents. Fine. This chromolithograph was originally designed for use as the graphic on the box lid of a children's game, but never used. The game was the English version …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] Atlas géographique

# 2813

    # 2813

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Atlas géographique

    [Paris] : S[imonin] C[uny], n.d. [circa 1900]. Box of thick card (380 x 278 x 55 mm), the lid with a striking chromolithograph illustration showing a lady in Classical dress perusing an atlas, scientific and teaching instruments at her feet, a terrestrial globe at the centre, five vignettes of figures representing the five continents, the …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] Les crochets endiablés : nouveau jeu de puces
MAUCLER, Lucien

# 2810

    # 2810

    MAUCLER, Lucien

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Les crochets endiablés : nouveau jeu de puces

    [The infernal hooks : new game of tiddlywinks]. Paris : Mauclair-Dacier [Lucien Maucler], n.d. [circa 1903]. Box of thick blue card, the lid with colourful paste-down illustration (edges of lid split), contents complete including a target card with brass hooks affixed to a paste-down chromolithograph numbered for scoring, and brass rings for the players to …

  • Dessino Marine [Nautical flag alphabet]
Jeu Nuovo
# 2742

    # 2742

    Jeu Nuovo

    Dessino Marine [Nautical flag alphabet]

    Children's educational toy. [France] : Jeu Nuovo, [circa 1930]. Original box of thick card (185 x 135 x 12 mm), the lid with pastedown pictorial design, underside of lid with printed information, the box containing 6 paper sheets (each 140 x 10 mm) with illustrations of the international nautical flag alphabet and various types of …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME] C’est à prendre ou à laisser. Nouveau casse-tête.

# 7776

    # 7776

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] C’est à prendre ou à laisser. Nouveau casse-tête.

    Paris : “M.D.” [Mauclair-Dacier], [c.1900]. Box of red card, 90 x 90 mm, pictorial printed label to top of lid (sides of lid reinforced with tape), containing the sixteen wooden playing blocks, each with printed paper paste-down to upper surface, the underside of the lid with printed instructions; the aim is to arrange the blocks …

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    # 1067

    Maker unknown

    [CHILDREN’S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with children’s scenes

    [France, c 1890]. Oblong box of very thick board (345 x 258 x 45 mm), the lid with a superb, colourful paste-down illustration depicting children and families at the zoo, with camel and elephant rides and an ostrich-drawn carriage. The box contains four chromolithographic scenes pasted onto wood and cut into jigsaw puzzles; each puzzle …

  • [CHILDREN’S GAME].  Historical Pastime or a New Game of the History of England [1803]

# 622

    # 622

    [CHILDREN’S GAME].  Historical Pastime or a New Game of the History of England [1803]

    Historical Pastime or a New Game of the History of England from the Conquest to the Accession of George the Third. London : Harris & Wallis, 1803. Engraved board game, dissected and laid on linen, depicting major events in British history, including the War with America and the South Sea Bubble. Lacking the case and …

  • # 392

Oceanie et Australie cinquieme partie du monde

    # 392

    Oceanie et Australie cinquieme partie du monde

    Paris : Bouasse-Lebel, [c 1860]. Engraved map, 31 x 43cm, with hand colouring, laid on wood and dissected to form a jigsaw puzzle, original backing paper, a few stains, complete. A charming puzzle map of Oceania. The maps were usually unbound sheets from an atlas.