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“History of England” Backgammon, circa 1890

A “History of England” Leather Games Board for Backgammon and Chess, circa 1890

in the form of a leather bound antiquarian book, with gilt-tooled spine, and marbled end papers, the exterior for chess, alternate squares in red and black, the interior for backgammon with red and gilt points against a dark green ground with red panels and attractive gilt-tooled decoration, together with a set of 30 Asser & Sherwin ebony and boxwood backgammon counters, circa 1860-1880, in a wooden box with a sliding lid stamped: Asser & Sherwin...Makers...Strand....London, and a red leather and gilt shaker and die

Board: 45cm wide

Counters: 3.7cm diameter

Stock Reference: MJ 1730


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