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Antique 19th century leather-bound book chess & backgammon board


Code: 9507


W: 21" (53.3 cm)L: 18" (45.7 cm)

Antique 19th century chess and backgammon leather games board, bound as two faux gilt tooled volumes, The History of England Vol 1 & 11. The embossed leather exterior for the playing of chess or draughts. The interior, also embossed, as a backgammon board. The fine chess and backgammon pieces of carved and turned ivory, white and stained red. Includes a pair of matching leather dice shakers and two pairs of  bone dice.
English, mid 19th century.
The box closed: 18” (46cm) x 10.5” (27cm)
Open: 18” (46cm) x 21”(54cm)
The King: 3.5” (9cm)