More ChessBooks for Collectors Posters Games Compendia Chess and Gaming Boards Clocks Chessboard showing backgammon on reverse sideInlaid with “N.H.” and date “1610”, for Howard Duke of Notthingham, son of first Duke of Norfolk. Source: Keats Chessmen. Game box, French, late 15th centuryMade up of noble materials – ivory, ebony, coloured walnut – one of the oldest known game boxes. Contains six different games, including chess and tric-trac. Height 39.9 cm; Length 24.2cm. Source: Musée de Cluny, France. Hnefatafl board, ScotlandA grid for playing nhefatafl has been scratched onto this piece of stone, one of 35 gaming boards from Inchmarnock. Source: National Museums Scotland. Gaming board, Italy 15th centuryWorkshop of Embriachi. Embriachi bone and wood all certosina gaming box with boards for chess and backgammon, together with a chess set of ivory and tortoiseshell with gold pique inlay. Source: The Trustees of the British Museum.