Nouveau jeu d’histoire universelle

LE MAITRE – Nouveau jeu d’histoire universelle. Paris, Crepy and the author, n.d. (1774)

Plate: 520 x 718 mm; Sheet: 590 x 800 mm; etching; skillfully restored folds

This very rare historical game with two racing circles was announced in the 1774 edition of Recueil de découvertes et inventions nouvelles. We were not able to get any informations on the life of Le Maitre, who, according to the imprint, was a professor of history and geography in Paris.