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Games to Play By R.C. Bell

Games to Play by R.C. Bell

Condition - Very Good
$36.99
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Summary

An illustrated guide of over 130 games from all over the ancient and modern world, 20 of which are reproduced in their original form, complete with instructions, tactics and rules for play actually on the pages of the book. Historical information shows their origins and how they were played.

Games to Play Summary

Games to Play: Board and Table Games for All the Family by R.C. Bell

An illustrated guide depicting over 130 games from all over the ancient and modern world, 20 of which are reproduced in their original form, complete with instructions, tactics and rules for all the family to play actually on the pages of the book. There are games of position and race, war games and word games, chess and dominoes, mancala and fortune-telling, Wei-chi from China, Seega from Egypt, Burmese chess, Chonglak from Indonesia, Hnefatafl from Scandinavia, as well as Ludo, Snakes and Ladders, Bagatelle, Backgammon and Scrabble. Historical details are included to give insight inot the origins of the games themselves and how they were first played. R.C.Bell has written several books on the subject, including "Board Games Book".

Additional information

GOR001484959
9780718129934
0718129938
Games to Play: Board and Table Games for All the Family by R.C. Bell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
1988-10-17
192
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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