Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Walker's Geographical Pastime, or Tour Through the Western Hemisphere, or New World. An Amusing and Instructive Game. Published 9th May 1834 by W. Darton & Son; Holborn Hill, London.

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Walker, John
Date: 
1834
Short Title: 
Walker's Geographical Pastime.
Publisher: 
William Darton London
Type: 
Game
Obj Height cm: 
52
Obj Width cm: 
93
Scale 1: 
48,000,000
Note: 
Map in full color. The maps has routes of the explorers and is numbered throughout from 1-141. The rules of the game and the meaning of the numbers are printed on either side of the hemisphere.
World Area: 
Western Hemisphere
Subject: 
School
Full Title: 
Walker's Geographical Pastime, or Tour Through the Western Hemisphere, or New World. An Amusing and Instructive Game. Published 9th May 1834 by W. Darton & Son; Holborn Hill, London.
List No: 
1142.001
Series No: 
2
Publication Author: 
Walker, John
Pub Date: 
1834
Pub Title: 
Walker's Geographical Pastime Exhibiting a Complete Voyage Round the World in Two Hemispheres With Tetotum, Pillars & Counters, for Playing This Highly Interesting Game. London: Published for Willm. Darton, 58 Holborn Hill. (on map) Published 9th May 1834.
Pub Note: 
Lacks tetotum, pillars & counters. We assume John Walker (no John in title) because Darton published John Walker's school books. Two large sheets, each with a hemisphere and text surrounding the full color maps. Dissected sheets, back with linen, are housed in a 18x12 brown case with title on front.
Pub List No: 
1142.000
Pub Type: 
Game
Pub Maps: 
2
Pub Height cm: 
18
Pub Width cm: 
12
Image No: 
1142001
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2007
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