The Royal Game of the Goose: Four Hundred Years of Printed Board Games (Hardcover)

The Royal Game of the Goose: Four Hundred Years of Printed Board Games By Adrian Seville, William H. Helfand (Preface by) Cover Image
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Description


Based on Adrian Seville’s own collection, this book catalogues 71 games featured in an exhibition at the Grolier Club. The book focuses on why the Game of the Goose is special and why it can lay claim to being the most influential of any printed game in the cultural history of Europe. Detailed study of the games reveals their historical provenance and gives unusual insights into the cultures that produced them, providing a rich source for the cultural historian.

Praise For…


“[The vivid catalogue of] the mind-opening exhibition at the Grolier Club.”
— Edward Rothstein


Product Details
ISBN: 9781605830575
ISBN-10: 1605830577
Publisher: The Grolier Club
Publication Date: June 17th, 2022
Pages: 151