box: 1 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.4 x 15.9 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE IMPROVED/ GAME OF/ STAR/ GAME/ A/ AUTHORS./ McLOUGHLIN. BROS. N.Y./ COPYRIGHTED BY McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK 1886"
"The Improved Game of Star Authors" card game with 36 playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a portrait of Longfellow with two chicks below holding a banner with his signature; box cover inscription, "THE IMPROVED/ GAME OF/ STAR/ AUTHORS./ McLOUGHLIN. BROS. N.Y./ COPYRIGHTED BY McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK 1886".
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