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The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Mar 16th, 2015. Artwork published in
February 2015
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    The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game 1
    Source: http://www.nytimes.com Photo: Sonny Figueroa/The New York Times. License: All Rights Reserved.

    This cover for the book by Mary Pilon has nice references to the colors and cards of the Monopoly board, but why Futura instead of Kabel which has been used in one form or another as the logo on the Monopoly box for almost its entire lifespan? Risk of trademark infringement?

    The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game 2
    Source: http://amazon.com License: All Rights Reserved.

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