Game of Zodiac: Directions

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Directions on how to play an astronomical game for children called Zodiac, for the most part in verse, 19 folios. A letter is pasted to fo. 19 to an undesignated addressee from J. Wallis [publisher], Strand, 16 April 1808. On fo. 1 is the title 'The Zodiac', beneath which in another hand is written the date 1804. The correct date is not earlier than 1809, as is shown by the watermark. Inside the front cover appear the bookplate and signature of D.W. Smith.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.