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RARE Antique Educational Learning Game The Multiplication Table in Rhyme (Sale Pending)
From 1850, here is an educational learning game published by John Betts of London. It is titled "The Multiplication Table in Rhyme" Part 1 - "being the first half of the table consisting of 96 cards forming 48 illustrations". In Original Wooden Box with slide top featuring a picture of two cards on the front, this game consisted of 96 cards (48 pairs) - Each has a multiplication and a few rhyming words underneath along with beautifully hand colored engravings (illustrations) describing the rhyme. It aimed to teach the multiplication tables in a different way by putting together the pictures and rhymes which would help a child to remember the sum. There should be 48 completed illustrations (2 cards per illustration for 96 pieces) but only 90 remain plus a few odd pieces. You will love the 45 complete illustrations with rhymes!! A hard to find learning aide from over 165 years ago! Some expected wear but just a neat, neat cross-over toy!! Divide box is 6 1/2" x 4 1/4".
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