board: 16 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. ( 42.2 x 40 cm )
box: 1 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. ( 4.1 x 22.2 x 41.9 cm )
lithographed: on the board: "NELLIE BLY/ THE WORLD'S GLOBE CIRCLER/ GOOD BY PHINEAS!/ JULES VERNE/ SPEEDING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC./ OVER A MILE A MINUTE./ ALL RECORDS BROKEN."
lithographed: on the reverse of the board: "GAME OF/ Round/ the/ World/ A/ NOVE
"Game of Round the World with Nellie Bly" board game with board, spinner, four turned wooden playing pieces, instructions and a quality control slip in paper covered cardboard box; board with a multicolored 73 step circular path detailing a trip around the world starting and finishing in New York; center of board with image of lower Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty; four corners printed with Nellie Bly, Jules Verne, a train and a steam ship; board inscribed, "NELLIE BLY/ THE WORLD'S GLOBE CIRCLER/ GOOD BY PHINEAS!/ JULES VERNE/ SPEEDING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC./ OVER A MILE A MINUTE./ ALL RECORDS BROKEN." reverse of the board printed with an image of Bly carrying a case and inscribed, "GAME OF/ Round/ the/ World/ A/ NOVEL AND/ FASCINATING/ GAME/ With/ THE WORLD'S GLOBE CIRCLER/ Nellie Bly./ WITH/ PLENTY/ OF/ EXCITEMENT/ BY/ LAND AND/ SEA/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S PUB, NEW YORK. COPYRIGHT 1890 BY J.A.GROZIER"; box cover with and image of Nellie Bly and the inscription, "ROUND THE WORLD/ WITH/ NELLIE BLY./ A NOVEL AND FASCINATING GAME WITH PLENTY/ OF EXCITEMENT ON LAND AND SEA./ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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