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Around the Commonwealth by aeroplane [game]
Bib ID 1190782
Format ObjectObject [game]
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Description [Melbourne] : National Game Co., [ca. 1910] 
1 board game : col. and gilt ; 36.6 x 37 cm., folding to 36.6 x 18.5 cm. 
Summary

Folding board game based on a map of a journey around Australia by aeroplane (bi-plane). Geographically historical named areas include: Northern Territory of South Australia, British New Guinea (Papua) and an area marked for the Federal Capital.

Notes

Condition: Some areas of discolouration to game side; fading and discolouration to outer cover; some wear to upper and lower spine.

Title from cover.

"A highly interesting and entertaining game." -- Caption.

Publication date (ca. 1910) and publisher (Melbourne, National Game Co.) based on information in auction catalogue: Australian Book Auctions, Prahran, Vic., 22-23 Oct. 2001, Lot 1072.

"Copyright no. 3271"--Printed lower right.

For children.

Subjects Board games - Australia.  |  Geographical recreations - Australia - Specimens.
Other authors/contributors National Game Co
Exhibited Exhibited: "Child's Play", Visitors Centre, National Library of Australia, 14 July 2006 - 8 October 2006 

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