early c20th leatherbound folding games board modelled as 2 volumes of books

Early C20th leather-bound folding games board modelled as 2 volumes of books



Item Ref

ML 165


Early C20th leather-bound folding games board modelled as 2 volumes of books .
Smart 'faux' books folding games board , the exterior tooled as a chequers/chess grid , whilst the interior is marked for back-gammon . Embossed and tooled on spines with "English Games" and " Vols 1 & 2 " . The ends finished with 'marbled' paper.
In faded 'country-house' condition , with wear commensurate with age and use. Crucially the hinged section is in good strong working order.
Complete with 2 conical leather dice shakers , dice , draughts and backgammon pieces. Also contains game instructions of the period.
Useful games board with eclectic 'faux' book bindings .
H 18" (Forms a board 36" X 20" open)
W 10"
D 3"
England c. 1920
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Internal Ref: ML 165


Height = 46 cm (18")
Width = 25 cm (10")
Depth = 7 cm (3")

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