Round the World with Nellie Bly
Cardboard, metal, paper
box: 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 22.2 x 41.9 cm )
Board game with box, gameboard, instruction booklet, and spinner; on cover of cardboard box, lithographed illustration of woman (Nellie Bly) in brown and blue checked traveling suit with brown hair tucked under blue cap with carpetbag (or portmanteau) standing on path in front of landscape including snow-capped mountains, body of water, and telegraph poles; on board, spaces arranged in a spiral, marked with each day and various instructions, with central circle depicting Manhattan Island; illustration of Nellie Bly at top left corner and Jules Verne at top right corner; square cardboard spinner in various colors with metal arrow to be spun, marked with numbers.
The Liman Collection
printed: on cover of box: "ROUND THE/WORLD/With/NELLIE BLY./A NOVEL AND FASCINATING GAME WITH PLENTY/OF EXCITEMENT ON LAND AND SEA."
printed: on cover of box: "MCLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
printed: on cover of box: "COPYRIGHT 1890 BY J.A. CROZIER."
printed: on cover of box: "COPYRIGHT 1890 BY H.J. MAYERS."
printed: on cover of instruction booklet: "Directions/HOW TO PLAY/THE/New and Amusing/Game./Around the World/WITH/Nellie Bly/
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