Damian Walker has written books on traditional board games. Most of these are sold through distributors like Lulu and Amazon. The links below take you to the sites from which you can order the books.
A Book of Historic Board Games (hardback)
Twelve games are examined in this book: pachisi, halma, agon, tab, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game gets its own chapter, in which you can read its history, study its rules and learn strategies for play which help you to get more out of each of the games. The hardback is ideal for active gamers who will give it plenty of use. (visit...)
A Book of Historic Board Games (paperback)
The paperback edition of A Book of Historic Board Games is a great way for the casual gamer to become intimately acquainted with twelve games played through four thousand years of history. As well as giving the games' rules and history, the book also provides extensive information on strategies of play, allowing readers to get the most out of these wonderful old games. (visit...)