Lot 237
  • 237

Brer Fox an' Brer Rabbit

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2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • board, paper
A complete game-set, published by Newbie Games & Co., in London, 1913, including chromolithographed game-board, draw-cards, and tokens.

Catalogue Note

An early English variation of The Landlord's Game, the forerunner of Monopoly. The Newbie Game version fully exploits the political elements of The Landlord's Game, depicting on its box cover David Lloyd George, prior to his election as Prime Minister, as a cunning fox waiting to spring his land tax reform on a landholding rabbit.

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