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The Book of Vintage Board Games : History and Entertainment from the Late 18th to the Beginning of the 20th Century - Adrian Seville

The Book of Vintage Board Games

History and Entertainment from the Late 18th to the Beginning of the 20th Century

By: Adrian Seville

eBook | 24 May 2024

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Discover and Delight in Old-Fashioned Board Games from the Past

Discover the world of old-fashioned board games from Wall Street Journal acclaimed Adrian Seville, an international expert on the cultural history of printed board games.

The golden age of board games. Explore the world of vintage board games in this lavishly illustrated book that traces their evolution and cultural significance. From geography and moral lessons to just fun, discover the diverse array of old-fashioned board games from a bygone era.

Step back in time. Delve into a bygone era of gaming with this remarkable illustrated board game book. It showcases the exquisite artistry and ingenuity of these games, which covered themes ranging from educational to gambling to simply pure entertainment. Learn all about the moral board games that aimed to instill proper behavior or immerse yourself in the excitement of lottery board games, all while gaining insights into the cultural influences that shaped these games. The Book of Vintage Board Games offers a glimpse into where games started in Europe and the emergence of board games in America.

Inside explore:

  • The history of geography board games and more
  • Distant lands through war or journey board games
  • A treasure trove of beautifully designed boards each reflecting its unique historical context

If you enjoyed board game books such as Board and Table Games from Many Civilizations, Oxford History of Board Games, or Seven Games: A Human History, then you will love Adrian Seville's The Book of Vintage Board Games.

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