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Francis Willughby's Book of Games: A Seventeenth-Century Treatise on Sports, Games and Pastimes

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Francis Willughby's Book of Games, published here for the first time, is a remarkable work and an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in early modern social history. Dating from the 1660s, it was left unfinished when the writer died in 1672 at the age of 36. Nevertheless, Willughby's manuscript, even in its unpolished form is a goldmine of detail providing a sn ...more
Hardcover, 364 pages
Published October 28th 2003 by Routledge (first published September 2003)
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Jeffrey
Feb 25, 2015 Jeffrey rated it it was amazing
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This is one of the best books for researching historical games. It is one of my all time favourites. I took it out of the Library so often they had to order a second copy.... I did eventually buy it and am now a proud owner. I highly recommend it.
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