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      Sale 2425 | Lot 311
      Price Realized: $5,750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2425 Lot 311

        SMITH, ALBERT. The New Game of the Ascent of Mont Blanc. Hand-colored lithograph mounted in 18 sections on linen, folded into original cloth binding with 20-page rule booklet laid in; without the game pieces. Lithograph 432x572 mm, linen backing dampstained but print relatively clean; binding 171x106 mm, rubbed, partly faded, lacking ties; rule booklet 165x104 mm, wrappers lightly soiled, contents clean. London: Published at the Egyptian Hall, Picadilly, [1852?]

        Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

        Scarce children's game produced as a tie-in to Smith's show, in which players take turns spinning a numbered top to advance on the board or not, accumulating or losing counters, with the first to reach the summit taking the pot. The rule booklet also contains explanations of the 54 scenes en route from London to Mont Blanc depicted on the board. Farquhar/Cox 11; Meckly 6A; Neate S94.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,750