Color photographs of well-remembered popular board games are presented here from the 1940s through the 1980s with text, memorabilia and period advertising for them. Chapters present the game of Monopoly and its interesting history, board games with Western (The Wild, Wild West Game) and Military (Combat) themes, games of strategy (Easy Money) and ...
Color photographs of well-remembered popular board games are presented here from the 1940s through the 1980s with text, memorabilia and period advertising for them. Chapters present the game of Monopoly and its interesting history, board games with Western (The Wild, Wild West Game) and Military (Combat) themes, games of strategy (Easy Money) and sports (Baseball Game), and many more. Games for adults and children galore, and you will remember many of them.
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Near Fine. 9780887407253. Color Photographs; 4to 11"-13" tall; 157 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight, bright and fresh. Corners and surfaces slightly rubbed. Appears unread. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs. NF...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.
With price guide. 4to, pp. 158, plus index. 1475 board games, in color photographs, dating from the 1940s through the 1980s, with very brief notes about them. Paper wraps. Cover little chipped and creased, o/w a VG tight copy.
New in New jacket. Book **NEW** Board Games have been a part of America for more than 150 years. They seem to reflect the political, social and recreational mores of the society and are an entertaining and enlightening record of the country's growth as a nation. This book will stimulate memories of the games you played in which you risked it all at the throw of a dice or the spin of a wheel. 1475 individual board games are presented in color photographs dating from the 1940s through the 1980s along with interesting text and their memorabilia and advertising. The man who invented the game COOTIE is featured along with his many other game inventions. These colorful gameboards, packaging and game pieces have become fascinating to collectors today. The updated values in each caption reflect the current market. BOARD GAMES is a visual delight which toy dealers, collectors and past players all will enjoy and cherish.
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