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MOTHER GOOSE AND HER FRIENDS: A PLEASING GAME
McLoughlin Bros., New York, NY
48/48?, plain pale green
Based on the nursery rhyme: "Fly away, Jack/Fly away, Jill/Come back, Jack/Come back, Jill


"PETER PAN," late 1800s?
The InternationalCard Co., London
52/52?, dark and light green geometric
With pictures from drawings by Charles A. Buchel of the classic play by Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937); perhaps played like Happy Families


"ALICE IN WONDERLAND," THE NEW AND DIVERTING GAME OF, c. 1900?
Thos. De La Rue & Co., Ltd., London
48/48, magenta and lavender geometric, instructions
A complicated variant of Happy Families, with designs adapted by Miss E. Gertrude Thomson from Sir John Tenniel's original illustrations for the classic stories of Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, 1832-98)


MOTHER GOOSE, THE GAME OF, early 1900s?
Unknown German publisher
44/48?, plain, instructions
Cards and case made of paper; one card design is of a Santa Claus-looking man called simply "The Jew"