Jaques Minoru 'The New Race Game', 1914-18
"Minoru, The New Race Game", "Snakeskin" Edition, John Jaques & Son Ltd, circa 1914-18
the pressed cardboard box in a simulation of 'snakeskin' shagreen, 'Minoru' in gilt, the inside of the lid with a decorative coloured lithograph after John Sanderson-Wells (1872-1955): Minoru...The New Race Game...By Royal Letters Patent...DOUBLE EVENT...Sole Makers...John Jaques & Son Ltd, London...the interior including: a rolled cloth board, two packs of playing cards wrapped in red ribbon, coloured counters in red, yellow, blue and green, 8 painted lead racehorses by John Hill Co., and instruction pamphlet (dating from the 1920s), John Jaques & Son, Ltd., 20 & 21 Kirby Street, Hatton Garden, London, E.C.1.
44cm long, 17cm wide, 6cm high.
Stock Reference: AS 1878
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