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Extremely rare complete series.
Norway, 14 playing cards, a complete series forming the Norway set,
designed by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly, printed by Jean-Baptiste Mitoire. c. 1763

 Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly (1712-1758)

Publsher in Paris of 'Rue St. Jacques à l'Espérance'

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Norwege.

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Item Number:  30104 Authenticity Guarantee

Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Northern Europe

Fourteen geographical playing cards, a complete series forming the Norway set, designed by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly, and printed by Jean-Baptiste Mitoire.

Title: Norwege.

Date: c. 1763.

Copper engraving, printed on light cardboard.
Size (not including margins): 85 x 63mm (3.35 x 2.48 inches).
Condition: A blue stain on the queen card.
Condition Rating: A+.

The complete pack of playing cards consisted of four sets of fourteen cards, forming a pack of 56 geographic playing cards. Each set was devoted to a country.

 Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly (1712-1758)

Publsher in Paris of 'Rue St. Jacques à l'Espérance'