Georgian and Victorian Board Games: The Liman Collection
“Pay 2 for indiscretion…” a forfeit in ‘The Cottage of Lost Content or Right Roads & Wrong Ways’. Includes games of exploration, natural wonders, the latest scientific discoveries, the Great Exhibition, the Royal Regatta, and many others. The artwork of these hand-coloured cloth-backed games, that fold out like maps, is captivating. A gorgeously illustrated and unusual book that shines a particular light on social attitudes and customs of the times. From today’s end of the telescope, much is funny, certainly fascinating.