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Antique Prints of Various Games (Spiele, Giocchi, Jeux)

All are in Very Good condition unless otherwise mentioned.
Remember old prints have some natural patina of their age.

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"Trasteverini giocando all Ruzzica"

Hand colored copper etching by Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835).

Published in "Raccolta di motivi pittoreschi". Rome, 1809

The name of this game is actually "Ruzzola" or "Ruzzolone".

Discs made of wood are rolled similar to road bowling.

Very good condition.

20,7 x 29,5 cm (Ca. 8.1 x 11.6)

$ 170.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES253259


"Il Giorno di Morra - in Roma"

Schnick - Schnack - Schnuck - Roman style

Hand colored copper etching by Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835).

Published in "Raccolta di motivi pittoreschi". Rome, 1809

Very good condition.

19,5 x 29,3 cm (Ca. 7.7 x 11.5)

$ 170.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES253260


"Kleiner Irrtum"
"Die Burschen haben wohl wieder furchtbar gerauft? - O na - does is ja unser neuer Diabolo-Klub"

Wood engraving after A. Roessler ca 1900.
Reverse side is printed.

18.5 x 14.7 cm ( 7.2 x 5.7 "

$ 35.00

Order Nr. GAME238008


"Dame spielende Araber in Tunis" ( Arabs playing chess (Dame) in Tunis)

Wood engraving after a painting by Ludwig Scheuermann ca 1885.
Reverse side is printed.

31 x 23 cm ( 12.2 x 9 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TUNISIA240032


"Adelheid von Weislingen am Hofe des Bischofs von Bamberg" ( Playing Chess)

Wood engraving after the oil painting by Hermann Koch ca 1885.
Reverse side is printed. Vertical centerfold. Overall light age toning.

25.5 x 35.5 cm ( 10 x 13.9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. GAMES240031


"F. Cucuel: Die Bank gesprengt!"

Chromolithograph of the watercolor by F. ( Edward ) Cucuel ca 1900.
Reverse side is printed. Vertical centerfold.

29 x 46 cm ( 11.4 x 18.1 ")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. GAMES240027


"Jean Beraud: Im Spielsaal zu Monaco"

Wood engraving by Ch. Baude after Jean Beraud ca 1900.
Vertical centerfold.

30.4 x 44 cm ( 12 x 17.3 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GAMES240028


"Tricktrack"

Anonymous copper engraving ca 1780.

Very good condition.

Image: 13 x 18.5 cm ( 5.1 x 7.2")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. GAMES253186


"Paris"

Paris Bistro, filled to the brim with people. Men playing cards. Billiards in back

Lithograph by Celestin Nanteuil (1813-1873)

Dated by the artist in the stone: 1839

Masterfully executed lithograph with one of the artist's typical playfully frisky bordures with winged putti and music-playing fauns.

Print had been folded in had (vertically). Paper is age-toned and a bit soiled along margin edges. Reverse side has a piece of paper glued to the bottom center.

23 x 24,5 cm (ca. 9 x 9.6")

$ 95.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES253065


"Whist"

Wood engraving ublished in Leipzig, 1882

The text gives another name for Whist: "Silentium" (Latin word for silence)

Vera good condition. There is explanatory German language text print below image and on reverse side

9 x 11 cm (ca 3.5 x 4.3")

$ 40.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES252672


"Die Tarockbrueder"

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

13.2 x 10 cm ( 5.1 x 3.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. GAMES240030


Malta. - "The Doll Race: A novel event in a naval Gymkhana in Malta"

Zincograph after the drawing by Frank Craig. Sketch for zincograph by A.G. Wildey

Published in London, 1899

"Gymkhna" (the word is a composition of English: Gym and Hindi and other Indian languages - khan. The event is one of a social and sporting club which the British assumed in India. Here gymkhana is an equestrian fun game combining horsemanship, skill and speed. This event took place on the island of Malta.

Print is in very god condition. Reverse side has unrelated text and picture prints.

23 x 30,5 cm (ca. 9 x 12")

$ 65.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES 252689


"The Gamesters Die Spieler"

Card Players

Notice that the left player is holding some cards behind his back. The person in the background looks over the shoulder of the right player and gives the left player a signal.

Steel engraving by A.H. Payne after Caravaggio ca 1850. The print was done after the painting the "Falschspieler" that was later accredited to Valentine de Boulogne (1594-1632). It is in the Galerie of Alte Meister in Dresden.

Some light ink rubbing under the image..

12 x 16.5 cm ( 4.7 x 6.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. GAMES243451


"Le Jeu de courte-boule Flamand"

Flemish short distance bowling, by which the ball has to be shot with a stick through a ring not much bigger than the ball.

Copper etching by Peter Paul Benazech (ca. 1730-1783)

After the painting by Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)

Print, clean except for a very light general age toning (patina), shows some light creasing in margins. Upper plate mark line has been supported from behind by a strip of very this China paper. Wide margins. Condition, considering age, is very good.

32 x 21,5 cm (ca. 12.5 x 8.5")

$ 260.00

Order Nr. GAMES251641


"Le Tric-Trac"

Copper etching by Jean Philippe Le Bas (1707-1783)

after the paintingCharles Eisen (1720-1778)

A Lady and a Gentlemen play tric-trac. Two interested onlookers.

Wide margins show some age and use. Genral light age toning. A few scattered spots.

Image: 31,8 x 25,3 cm (ca. 12.5 x 10")

Image with title and poem copper plate marks: 37,6 x 27 cm (ca. 14.8 x 10.6")

Sheet size: 51,6 x 35,8 cm (ca. 20.3 x 14")

$ 480.00

Order Nr. GAMES245963


"Karten zum Fass-Spiel" (Barrel game cards)

Wood engraving printed in color.

Published in Leipzig, 1882

Light general age toning. Very good condition. Reverse side is blank

Page size: 23 x 15,5 cm (ca. 9 x 6")

$ 45.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES252669


Tarok. - "Karte zum Tarokspiel" (Tarok cards)

Wood engraving printed in color.

Published in Leipzig, 1882

Light general age toning. Very good condition. Reverse side is blank

Page size: 23 x 15,5 cm (ca. 9 x 6")

$ 45.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES252671


"Französische Spielkarte" French game cards)

Wood engraving printed in color.

Published in Leipzig, 1882

Light general age toning. Very good condition. Reverse side is blank

Page size: 23 x 15,5 cm (ca. 9 x 6")

$ 45.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES252670


"R. Armenise: Beim Kartenspiel" ( Playing Cards )

Wood engraving after R. Armensie ca 1900.

22.7 x 32 cm ( 8.9 x 12.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. GAMES240029


"Le Jeu de L'Ecarte"

Copper etching after the drawing by Louis Leopold Boilly (1761-1845)

Boilly published this beautiful card playing scene ca. 1835. The print we offer here is a later edition published as a copper engraving ca. 1880

Paper has overall age toning. There is minimal rubbing in non sensitive areas. Print had once been framed and exposed to light.

32,3 x 41,6 cm (ca. 12.7 x 16.4")

$ 240.00

Order Nr. GAMES243205


Chess tournament - Hastings- 1895

"Die Spieler des Schachturniers zu Hastings" ( an international chess tournament in Hastings 1895 )

Participants: Hull, Blackbourne, Janowski, Teichmann, Pillsbury, Schiffers, Gunsberg, Schlechter, von Lennap, Dobell. Cole.
Walbrodt, Bergani, Albin, Mieses, Tarrasch, Watney, Steinitz, Bird, Marco, Tschgorin ( Chigorin).

Wood engraving made after a photograph. 1895. Above the image and on the reverse side is an article ( in German )
about this chess tournament.

Image: 7.8 x 16.5 cm ( 3 x 6.4 ")

Order Nr. GAMES243429SOLD


Roulett  Spielsaal Casino

"C. B. Kuechler: Im Spielsaal zu Ostende"

Wood engraving after a painting by C. B. Kuechler. 1898.
Vertical centerfold.

32 x 45 cm ( 12.5 x 17.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. GAMES245702


"Diabolo" auf dem Lande (Diabolo in the country)

Wood engraving after A. Roessler ca 1900.
Reverse side is printed.

21.7 x 17 cm ( 8.5 x 6.6 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. GAMES235858 SOLD


No title: Tossing the dice in a dutch pub

Ohne Titel. Würfelspiel in einer niederländischen Gastwirtschaft.

Hand-colored lithograph by Roman Leitner

After the painting by David Teniers, the younger (1610-1690)

Handkolorierte Lithographie (Grossformat) von Roman Leiner (here falsely: R. Leiter)

Printed by / Gedruckt von Friedrich Hohe, 1802-1870)

Munich, Muenchen, ca. 1850

Pleasant hand coloring. Wide margins. Margins have very light spotting.
Light browning around image from a passpartout.

Image / Darstellung: 34 x 45 cm (ca. 13.4 x 17.7"

Sheet size: 54 x 68 cm (ca. 21.3 x 26.8")

$ 600.00

Order Nr. GAMES251503


"City People in the Country. Rained In !" ( Playing Cards )

Wood engraving ca 1880. Small repaired tear in upper margin.

17.7 x 23.2 cm ( 6.9 x 9.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. GAMES240128


"Salon de 1861. - Paysans romains jouant a la ruzzica. "
( Roman countrymen playing ruzzica)

Wood engraving madee after the painting by J. Le Cointe dated 1861.
Ruzzica ( also ruzica and ruzzola ) is a traditional game played in Lazio.
Reverse side is printed. Light browning. Tiny repaired tear on lower margin edge.

21.8 x 29 cm ( 8.5 x 11.4 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. ROMA237547


" Trick-Track-Spieler in einem aegyptischen Kaffeehause"
( Trick track players in an Egyptian coffe house )

Wood engraving after a painting by L. Carl Mueller dated 1884.
Reverse side is printed.

17 x 26.3 cm ( 6.6 x 10.3 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. EGYPT239312


Koreanische Fischerfamilie
Famille de pecheurs de Corea

Play the game of "Go".

Lithograph by J. Honegger from „Naturgeschichte und Abblidung des Menschen..."
by HeinrichRudolf Schinz. Zurich, 1827. (Native people of the world).

Very Good condition.

Image 19.5 x 27 cm ( 7.6 x 10.6")

Page size: 26 x 37 cm (10.2 x 14.5")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.KOREA253429


"A novel event in a Gymkhana: A Pig sticking competition"

Zincograph after the drawing by John Charlton. Sketch for zincograph by H. Helyar.

Published in London, 1901

A "Gymkhna" (the word is a composition of English: Gym and Hindi and other Indian languages - khan. The event is one of a social and sporting club which the British assumed in India. Here gymkhana is an equestrian fun game combining horsemanship and skill. The drawing of the pig was sliding up and down a wire, and the rider had to hit the moving pig drawing with his lance, while galloping for speed in the concourse. The event took place on the island of Malta.

Print is in very god condition. Reverse side has unrelated text and picture prints.

30.5 x 23 cm (ca. 12 x 9")

$ 65.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. GAMES252670


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