• Peter Berthoud

Round the World (1st Edition)

Updated: Nov 23

Round the World Card Game, Pepys Series


First Published: 1961, Pepys Series by Castell Brothers Ltd., St. Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited but B.O.A.C. thanked for their assistance


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet


Round the World (1st Edition) Box Front With Title Card
Round the World (1st Edition) Box Front With Title Card

The 44 cards are comprised of the following: 9 Asia, 9 Europe, 8 America, 7 Africa, 6 Australia and 5 Comet cards.


Round the World cards, Asia: 1 INDIA The Taj Mahal, 2 THAILAND Was Po Temple Bangkok, 3 PERSIA Oil Refinery Abadan, 4 TIBET Potala Palace Lhasa, 5 NEPAL The Everest Group from Thyangboche Monastery, 6 SOLOMON ISLANDS Outrigger Canoe, 7 CHINA The Great Wall, 8 HONG KONG General View, 9 JAPAN Fujiyama Mountain

Round the World cards, Asia: 1 INDIA The Taj Mahal, 2 THAILAND Was Po Temple Bangkok, 3 PERSIA Oil Refinery Abadan, 4 TIBET Potala Palace Lhasa, 5 NEPAL The Everest Group from Thyangboche Monastery, 6 SOLOMON ISLANDS Outrigger Canoe, 7 CHINA The Great Wall, 8 HONG KONG General View, 9 JAPAN Fujiyama Mountain


Round the World cards, Europe:1 PARIS Eiffel Tower, 2 DENMARK The Mermaid Copenhagen, 3 W. Germany Castle on the Rhine, 4 ROME St. Peter’s, 5 Ski-ing in the Swiss Alps, 6 FRANCE 24 hour Race Le Mans, 7 ATHENS The Acropolis, 8 TURKEY The Golden Morn Istanbul, 9 MOSCOW The Kremlin showing St. Basil’s Cathedral

Round the World cards, Europe:1 PARIS Eiffel Tower, 2 DENMARK The Mermaid Copenhagen, 3 W. Germany Castle on the Rhine, 4 ROME St. Peter’s, 5 Ski-ing in the Swiss Alps, 6 FRANCE 24 hour Race Le Mans, 7 ATHENS The Acropolis, 8 TURKEY The Golden Morn Istanbul, 9 MOSCOW The Kremlin showing St. Basil’s Cathedral


Round the World cards, America: 1 NEW YORK Statue of Liberty, 2 CANADA Rocky Mountains & Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 3 NIAGRA FALLS Canada/U.S. Border, 4 U.S.A. The Old West, 5 U.S.A. Golden Gate San Francisco, 6 PANAMA CANAL Miraflores Lock, 7 BRAZIL Amazon Jungle, 8 BRAZIL Sugar Loaf Mountain Rio-De-Janeiro

Round the World cards, America: 1 NEW YORK Statue of Liberty, 2 CANADA Rocky Mountains & Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 3 NIAGRA FALLS Canada/U.S. Border, 4 U.S.A. The Old West, 5 U.S.A. Golden Gate San Francisco, 6 PANAMA CANAL Miraflores Lock, 7 BRAZIL Amazon Jungle, 8 BRAZIL Sugar Loaf Mountain Rio-De-Janeiro


Round the World cards, Africa: 1 CAPE TOWN Table Mountain, 2 SWAZI WARRIOR, 3 RHODESIA Victoria Falls, 4 KENYA A Water Hole, 5 An Oasis in the Sahara Desert, 6 EGYPT The Sphinx and a Pyramid, 7 Algiers The Casbah

Round the World cards, Africa: 1 CAPE TOWN Table Mountain, 2 SWAZI WARRIOR, 3 RHODESIA Victoria Falls, 4 KENYA A Water Hole, 5 An Oasis in the Sahara Desert, 6 EGYPT The Sphinx and a Pyramid, 7 Algiers The Casbah


Round the World cards, Australia: 1 AUSTRALIA Test Match Melbourne, 2 AUSTRALIA Kangaroo, 3 AUSTRALIA The Outback, 4 AUSTRALIA Koala Bear, 5 AUSTRALIA Sydney Harbour Bridge, 6 NEW ZEALAND Pohuto Geyser Rotorua

Round the World cards, Australia: 1 AUSTRALIA Test Match Melbourne, 2 AUSTRALIA Kangaroo, 3 AUSTRALIA The Outback, 4 AUSTRALIA Koala Bear, 5 AUSTRALIA Sydney Harbour Bridge, 6 NEW ZEALAND Pohuto Geyser Rotorua


Round the World cards: The five Comet cards ,COMET 4 AIRLINER

Round the World cards: The five Comet cards, COMET 4 AIRLINER


The game is played in the same style as Pepys' Speed.


Game & Version Details



Round the World (1st Edition) - Card Back



Round the World (1st Edition) - Rules Front



Round the World (1st Edition) - Rules Back



Games Advertised:

Round Britain

Round Europe



Round the World (1st Edition) - Box Back



Round the World (1st Edition) - Box Top



Round the World (1st Edition) - Box Side Left



Round the World (1st Edition) - Box Base


Envelope Style



Round the World (1st Edition) - Box Side Right



​Round the World (1st Edition) - Box Back With Flap