box: 1 x 4 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.1 x 15.9 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "POPULAR/ EDITION/ AUTOGRAPH/ AUTHORS/ Copyrighted-1886-By McLoughlin Bros."
"Autograph Authors" card game with 32 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion portrait Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) surrounded by a laurel wreath; box cover inscription, "POPULAR/ EDITION/ AUTOGRAPH/ AUTHORS/ Copyrighted-1886-By McLoughlin Bros.".
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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