Der Kopfzerbrecher. Le Casse-Tete Persan (Anchor Puzzle): Friedrich Ad. Richter & Co Der Kopfzerbrecher. Le Casse-Tete Persan (Anchor Puzzle): Friedrich Ad. Richter & Co

Der Kopfzerbrecher. Le Casse-Tete Persan (Anchor Puzzle)

Friedrich Ad. Richter & Co

Published by Leipziger Lehrmittel-Anstalt von Dr. Oskar Schneider, Leipzig, 1900
Condition: Good Soft cover

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Early 20th century Richter Tangram set (Anker Steinbau puzzle). The tangram (seven boards of skill) is a dissection puzzle consisting of 7 flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes. The objective is to form a specific shape using all 7 pieces, which may not overlap. Originating in China, the game became popular in Western society in the early 19th century. The 7 stones are resting in a 3" x 3" illustrated cardboard box. Stones were made of clay, sand and linseed oil. Includes 2 instructional booklets with various patterns. 52pp. & 22pp. One booklet with color reproduction of drawing in front and back. Instructions in French, German and some English, Italian & Czech. Wrappers on one booklet detached from block, otherwise very good. Minor age wear on box., stones in fine condition. Richter & Co. are famous for their Anchor Stone Building sets. Bookseller Inventory # 23173

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Title: Der Kopfzerbrecher. Le Casse-Tete Persan (...

Publisher: Leipziger Lehrmittel-Anstalt von Dr. Oskar Schneider, Leipzig

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Dritte Auflage (Third edition)

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