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Il nove del seme della Lombardia

The very rare card showing the card number 9 of Lombardy in northern Italy (9 cities Angera, Novara, Vigevano, Valenza, Mortara, Sesto Calende, Binasco etc..) providing some geographical information on rivers, lakes and towns (and their distance in miles to Rome). Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 90,00

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L’otto del seme della Lombardia

The very rare card showing the card number 8 of Lombardy in northern Italy (Pavia, Voghera, Varzo, Bobbio, Serravalle Scrivia, Tortona, Alessandria e Lumello) providing some geographical information on rivers, lakes and towns (and their distance in miles to Rome). Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. (see other similar items in my store). Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 90,00

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La regina del seme della Repubblica di Venezia

The very rare card showing Verona as queen of the Kingdom of Venice. It provides some geographical information on the city.
Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 90,00

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Lombardie

The very rare card showing the map of Lombardy in northern Italy as ace in a deck of playing geographical card game. Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns (read my article in the blog section) on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 180,00

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