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Guide to the Bess Hovey Games Collection
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This collection contains books and ephemera relating to games from the 1920's. There are several examples of playing cards as well as books and pamphlets with instructions for solitary card games, group games and other diversions using cards such as magic tricks and fortune telling. Also present are examples of score cards and card table covers. The collection further contains some books and ephemera for the games Pinochle and Mahjong. Examples of dice, checkers, chess pieces and dominos from the period can be found in the collection.
No biographical information about Bess Hovey is available.
3 foot.3 boxes
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