The New Book of Games. A Period Novelty BOOK of GAMES

By: Anon (The Syndicate Publishing Co Ltd For Allied Newspapers Ltd)

Price: £35.00

Quantity: 1 available


No Date (circa 1940s, but could be as early as 1920s? ). In the original publisher's glossy pictorial paper covered boards with a cloth spine containing a card tube. An Unusual 'Games' Book consisting of various playing 'Boards', and the text with Instructions, and Diagrams of 'How to play them'. The Centre text pages, printed on cheaper paper, have lots of different b/w Games/Puzzles, A Little 'Magic' and 'How to play them', etc, some illustrated. Inside the cloth tube on the Spine is a Cardboard TUBE containing DICE (2 die) and paper-covered card counters, "For Playing..." - The GAME OF FOOTBALL', 'The TEST MATCH', 'The AIR RACE GAME', 'Draughts', 'Ludo', 'Snakes and Ladders', and 'RIDING THE RANGES'. The Pages/Boards' for Six of these latter games are in Colour. The extremities of the covers are a little edge rubbed, and a bit marked/grubby, and the spine containing the card tube with the dice and counters for the games is rubbed/creased. The whole book is overall Good Plus - internally excellent, and all hinges, and the book overall is COMPLETE, sound and tight and clean. NO Inscriptions or Marks. A Pretty Scarce Novelty Book. See Images; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall

Title: The New Book of Games. A Period Novelty BOOK of GAMES

Author Name: Anon (The Syndicate Publishing Co Ltd For Allied Newspapers Ltd)

Categories: Ephemera/Advertising, Sport & Games/Chess, Boys/Girl's Stories Annuals, Childrens. Juvenile,

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Publisher: London, The Syndicate Publishing Co Ltd (For Allied Newspapers Ltd): 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 114707

Keywords: THE NEW BOOK Of GAMES Published For Allied Newspapers. Board Games, Puzzles, Magic Novelty Book; THE NEW BOOK Of GAMES Air Race Football Test Match Cricket