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Premium Game Logomachy or War of Wars

Premium Game Logomachy or War of Wars
Title
Premium Game Logomachy or War of Wars
Date 
1875
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 7 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
"The Premium Game Logomachy or War of Words" card game with 55 playing cards printed with birds and a letter from the alphabet on one side in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover printed with a boy climbing a pole with a crowd below; box cover inscription, "Entered according to Act of Congress,/ in the year 1875, by F. A. WRIGHT, in the Office of the/ Librarian of Congress, at Washington./ PRICE/ 50/ Cents./ PREMIUM/ GAME/ LOGOMACHY/ OR/ WAR OF WORDS/ Published by F. A. WRIGHT, Cincinnati."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.678
Marks 
printed: on the box cover: "Entered according to Act of Congress,/ in the year 1875, by F. A. WRIGHT, in the Office of the/ Librarian of Congress, at Washington./ PRICE/ 50/ Cents./ PREMIUM/ GAME/ LOGOMACHY/ OR/ WAR OF WORDS/ Published by F. A. WRIGHT, Cincinnati."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group