Title: Second jeu de cartes historiques, contenant un abrege de l'histoire de la monarchie française, depuis Pharamond jusqu'a l'etablissement de la Republique, orne des portraits des 66 Rois, graves d'apres les meilleures medailles, et destine a l'instruction et a l'amusement de la jeunesse des deux sexes, 19th Century
Author: Etienne de Jouy; Chez Vanackere; Chez C. Nicolle,
Publisher: A Lille, Chez Vanackere, Libr.-Impr., Grande-Place
An early 19th century set of historical cards, containing an abridgment of the history of the French monarchy, from Pharamond to the establishment of the Republic, decorated with the portraits of 66 Kings, engraved after the best medals, and intended for the instruction and fun for the youth of both sexes.
Each card bears a medallion portrait of a king and accompanied by a written description. The playing cards are present with the original box.
One deck of cards, 48 playing cards
On note of condition, this deck of cards is in fair shape, with the box damaged, foxed, and worn. There is some foxing to the cards.