The New Game of the Ascent of Mont Blanc.
SMITH Albert (1861.)
Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.
Second edition. Rule book: 4 engraved images (2 inside wrappers, 2 facing these); Game sheet: 54 coloured lithograph vignettes. Small 8vo. Folding linen-backed game sheet (545 by 415mm. approx.) Rule book: original printed wrappers, resewn, sticking tape stain to spine; with 4 game pieces, spinning die & 68 bone(?) counters in 4 colours; all contained within cloth covered box, with red morocco label to the lid bearing the title in gilt. 5-19pp. London, Myers & Co.,
To the rear wrapper the publisher Joseph Myers & Co. of Leadenhall Street, London, advertises a "List of Drawing-Room Toys" which can be obtained wholesale from their premises, and which are available retail "at all the principal booksellers and toy repositories in the United Kingdom". At the top of the list is "Mr. Albert Smith's Ascent of Mont Blanc in Miniature".
Stock Code: 188397