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Publisher: L'IMPRIMERIE FRANCISCAINE
Title: Le voyage du missionnaire. [board game]
Published: Vanves (France), ca. 1930

Size: 14.6 x 18.1 inches.
37.0 x 46.0 cm.
Colouring: In original printed colours.
Condition:  Chromolithography on dissected card board. Measuring 370x460mm, diameter of the game is 350mm. In very good condition.
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A Goose game board with in four corner missionary scenes in the four continents and in center "N°. 60 Arrivée à la Mission florisante", with Asians people hearing a missionary in front of a church. To the right the title and "Règle du Jeu" with 33 gooses for the 60 se sections.
Published by Imprimerie Franciscaine Missionnaire, 16, avenue de Clamart, Vanves.

The most common game-play set up, used in board games even today, comes from an Italian game known as Goose, which originated in the late 1500s. This game, popular all over Europe in the 1600s, depends on luck instead of skill. The players race around a track divided up into sections, and players spin a wheel or roll dice to move a certain number of spaces—the goal is to get to the end first.
Some sections are labeled with instructions to move forward or backward, while landing on a “goose” section gives the player another roll or spin.

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