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The Money Game: How to Play It (A New Instrument of Economic Education)

£70.00

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The Money Game, a visual method of teaching schoolchildren and adults the fundamentals of finance and banking. A precursor to Monopoly. First published in 1928 by J. M. Dent & Sons, The Money Game, How to Play It: A New Instrument of Economic Education was both a book and a game. The bulk of the book was an essay on money and a discussion of economic theory, it also contained a summary of the game's story and an explanation of the rules.

Book and game together first published in 1928. Explanatory text is 168 pages followed in the back 1/2 of the binding by a compartmentalized box containing the game pieces. Pieces include a pack of 102 cards divided into 10 "suits" of different business types, such as sawmill, coal mine, etc, "bank notes" in four denominations - 1 pound x20, 4 pound x40, 10 pound x60, and 50 pound x30, also two insurance jokers and score card pad.
All pieces present.

The game can be played by 5 to 8 players. The author felt that the general public must be taught the workings of business and the economy and devised this game to teach students and adults alike.

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Octavo, navy blue cloth, gilt decoration on cover and title on spine. Light wear on base of spine. Pages lightly tanned with age, but overall clean.

Sir Norman Angell (1872-1967) was a British economist, a prolific writer, Member of the Parliament for the Labour Party, and a Nobel laureate, awarded with the Peace Prize in 1933.

Item details

Age level:
10 +
Author(s):
Norman Angell
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
J.M. Dent

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The Money Game, a visual method of teaching schoolchildren and adults the fundamentals of finance and banking. A precursor to Monopoly. First published in 1928 by J. M. Dent & Sons, The Money Game, How to Play It: A New Instrument of Economic Education was both a book and a game. The bulk of the book was an essay on money and a discussion of economic theory, it also contained a summary of the game's story and an explanation of the rules.

Book and game together first published in 1928. Explanatory text is 168 pages followed in the back 1/2 of the binding by a compartmentalized box containing the game pieces. Pieces include a pack of 102 cards divided into 10 "suits" of different business types, such as sawmill, coal mine, etc, "bank notes" in four denominations - 1 pound x20, 4 pound x40, 10 pound x60, and 50 pound x30, also two insurance jokers and score card pad.
All pieces present.

The game can be played by 5 to 8 players. The author felt that the general public must be taught the workings of business and the economy and devised this game to teach students and adults alike.

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Octavo, navy blue cloth, gilt decoration on cover and title on spine. Light wear on base of spine. Pages lightly tanned with age, but overall clean.

Sir Norman Angell (1872-1967) was a British economist, a prolific writer, Member of the Parliament for the Labour Party, and a Nobel laureate, awarded with the Peace Prize in 1933.

Age level:
10 +
Author(s):
Norman Angell
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
J.M. Dent

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