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<B>1787 - Puzzle Cards by John Wallis 1787
1787 - Puzzle Cards by John Wallis
Stock #: MIS574
Our Price:  £625.00
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Puzzle Cards - John Wallis
The cards are undatedand un-named. However we have a copy of one cards from this set dated 1787 - John Waliis. Thiese may have been atrial issue, or a slightly later copy
The cards are interesting and the normal sytle of rebus cards

Rebus Cards - Condition - Complete 12/12 cards (all numbered) no damage but odd grubby marks

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<B> 1791 - The Art of Making Money Plenty.(Franklin, Benjamin (1703-1790)) A dissected puzzle - John Wallis 1791
1791 - The Art of Making Money Plenty.(Franklin, Benjamin (1703-1790)) A dissected puzzle - John Wallis
Stock #: MIS572
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The Art of Making Money Plenty.
(Franklin, Benjamin (1703-1790))
Published 10th November 1791 by John Wallis and Engraved by Neele, a well known engraver of the period. This rebus puzzle is based on the homily of Benjamin Franklin on making and keeping money
The puzzle reads

"At this time when the crying complaint is that money is so scare, it must be an act of kindness to inform the moneyless, how they can reinforce their purses.
I will acquaint you with the true secret of, of money catching, the certain way to fill empty pockets and keep them always full. Two simple rules well observed will do the business.

1st - Let honestry and toil be your constant companions.
2nd. - Spend one penny a day less than your clear gains.

Then shell thy purses soon begin to thrive,
thy creditors will never insult thee,
nor want oppress, nor hunger bite, nor nakedness freeze thee: the whole hemisphere will shine brighter, and pleasure spring up in every corner of your heart. Now therefore embrace these ruless and be happy."

Same text asused in 1817 when published by Darton in book form

Poor Richard - Condition - This can be seen from the picture - one piece is missing - otherwise - good - odd dirty spots.

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<B>1810 Complete Puzzle Cards by 1810
1810 Complete Puzzle Cards by "a Friend to Youth" - Darton
Stock #: DAR110
Our Price:  £900.00
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An Entirely New Pack of Puzzle Cards by a Friend to Youth -
printed by W & T Darton, Holborn Hill London - c1806-1811.
These cards consist of a rebus style puzzle within a large oval frame - with the titles below. Engraved, uncolored, numbered 1-18. The engraving is very detailed and the cards are lovely.

Puzzle Cards - Condition / Rebus Cards (18/18) - complete - very good, just light use / Solutions - photocopy / no box

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<B>c1820 Two Rebus Cards 1820
c1820 Two Rebus Cards
Stock #: MIS641
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Two odd early Rebus Cards - printed as red on white

Condition / Good conditition - small style cards

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