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Lot 383: (BILLIARDS.) Godin, N. Nouvelles Règles de la poule a Deux Billes, Rédigées D''après les Avis des Plus Forts Joueurs de Rouen,

MAPS & ATLASES; NATURAL HISTORY; PLATE BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

December 8, 2016

New York, NY, USA

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Description: (BILLIARDS.) Godin, N. Nouvelles Règles de la poule a Deux Billes, Rédigées D''après les Avis des Plus Forts Joueurs de Rouen, et Publiées par N. Godin, Fabricant de Billards, Membre de l''Académie de l''Industrie Française et bréveté du Roi. Engraved broadside outlining the rules of a two-ball game of billiards. 22 1/2x18 1/2 inches; signed by the publisher. and: additional letterpress billiard broadside: Nouvelle Règles du Jeu de Billard, Rédigées D''Après les Avis des Plus Forts Joueurs de Rouen, et Publiées Par N. Godin, Fabricant de Billards. Mounted on recto and verso of one board, some age discoloration, wear, chips and losses at edges, few small losses of text on verso. Rouen: N. Godin, circa 1830

Notes: Rare and amusing broadside illustrating a group of French gentlemen engaged in a spirited game of pool, one of which can be seen earnestly pointing to these very rules on display next to the cue rack.

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