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Francis Willughby's Book of Games: A Seventeenth Century Treatise on Sports, Games and Pastimes Hardcover – 2 Oct 2003


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  • Hardcover: 444 pages
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited (2 Oct. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1859284604
  • ISBN-13: 978-1859284605
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 17.1 x 24.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,757,243 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The biography of Francis Willughby (1635-1672), author of the Book of Games, is at once both accessible and obscure. Read the first page
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By Ferenc Korompai on 24 April 2012
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Excellent source for those interested in sports history; less interesting for the general reader - that is why the 5th star fell.
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