Published in March 2013, the book, Games-Makers to the Empire: Roberts Brothers 1890-1957, is the result of over a decade of research and study by the author, Malcolm J. Watkins.
Its nearly 600 pages include 235 colour plates showing thousands of boxes, boards and accessories from many of the products issued by the company;. There are also 60 colour plates of rules and instructions.
The available story of the company is related and all known titles are provided, together with reminiscences of former employees, images of the factory and descriptions of hundreds of the games and pastimes.
The book is available from all good booksellers and online, priced at 70 GBP or 110 USD.
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