Lot 189Ephemera – Gambling printed edict of the Holy...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm



Ephemera – Gambling printed edict of the Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II dated 1786 banning gambling and games of chance, containing a list of approx 17 18th Century games that were to be banned, including an early version of Poker. Text in French, seven pp folio, some fraying to edges but generally good condition , with an autograph note to bottom of page 1 sending the edict

Guide Price: £30.00 - £50.00

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