Category: Games & Pastimes


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By: (Hoyle). Foster, R. F.; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH: The United States Playing Card Company, 1926.: 1926.

Seller ID: 21135

Cincinnati, OH: The United States Playing Card Company, 1926.. 1926.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in tan wrappers titled within a red & black decorative border. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & chipped with creasing to the corners. The front wrap is partially detached & there is a piece out of its bottom corner. There are tears to the spine with pieces out of the head & tail. 240 pages plus ads. Illustrated with tables & diagrams & with pictorial ads in black & white. ... View more info


By: (Robins, Seymour; designer)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cohoes, NY: Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc., (1984).: (1984).

Seller ID: 26295

Cohoes, NY: Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc., (1984).. (1984).. Very good. - sc Folio [16-1/2 inches high by 10-5/8 inches wide]. The contents are laid into a printed bluish gray paper covered box with 6 vignettes on the front panel. The rear panel of the box is lightly soiled & there are 2 tiny stains to the front panel. A "JB Papers" label is mounted on the front panel. Laid in are a printed statement from Mohawk Paper Mills; a 16- page 4" by 9" booklet, "... View more info

IDLE PASSION: Chess and the Dance of Death

By: Cockburn, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Village Voice/Simon and Schuster, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 27760

New York: Village Voice/Simon and Schuster, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed & chipped with 2 creases to its front flap & a piece torn from the flap's top corner. 248 pages. The top edge is foxed & there is a small area of staining to the bottom edge. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info


By: Daiken, Leslie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (1949).: (1949).

Seller ID: 26835

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (1949).. (1949).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth. The binding is lightly bumped with slight fraying to the corners & the spine is faded. viii & 216 pages. Illustrated with 2 color plates, including a frontispiece, and with numerous black-and-white illustrations & music staves. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

BRIDGE: ITS PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PLAY. With Illustrative Hands and the Club Code of Bridge Laws Adopted November, 1902

By: Elwell, J. B

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905.: 1905.

Seller ID: 765

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905.. 1905.. Very good. - 8vo, dark green cloth (bumped & lightly rubbed) titled in gilt with color illustration of bridge hand (stained) on front cover; a.e.g. [viii] & 136 pp. Illustrated in red & black with diagrams & a section of 12 illustrative hands. Very attractive. Originally published in 1902. Printed in red and black. View more info


By: Foster, R. F

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/Chicago/Washington: Brentano's, 1894.: 1894.

Seller ID: 16201

New York/Chicago/Washington: Brentano's, 1894.. 1894.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial light green wraps. All the edges are gilt. The wraps are rubbed, soiled & lightly bumped & chipped. 34 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. A few black-and-white illustrations. The text block is detached from the wraps & the bottom inch of the title is detached. There is scattered soiling. Good working copy. First edition. First Edition. View more info


By: Glover, Ellye Howell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1907.: 1907.

Seller ID: 30497

Chicago, IL: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1907.. 1907.. Very good. - Octavo, paper covered boards backed with cloth. The extremities of the binding are rubbed and the paper is chipped at the corners of the covers. xvi & 269 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece, and with a few full-page drawings. Very good. First edition.Suggestions for parties, table settings, place cards, menus, refreshments and games for holidays and special occasions ... View more info

MODERN SCIENTIFIC WHIST: The Principles of the Modern Game / Analyzed and Extended. Illustrate by over Sixty Critical Endings and Annotated Games from Actual Play

By: Hamilton, C. D. P

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Brentano's, (1894).: (1894).

Seller ID: 13940

New York: Brentano's, (1894).. (1894).. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt, red black. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with a light vertical stain to the lower half of the front cover. The front hinge is cracked. The front pastedown & endpaper are lightly stained with an owner's ink name & date on the endpaper. There is occasional light foxing. Profuse textual illustrations in red & black. Good. View more info


By: Matthews, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1948.: 1948.

Seller ID: 5508

London: Collins, 1948.. 1948.. Very good. - Octavo, dark brown paper covered boards, in a matching dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with its spine & rear panel darkened & there is a tear to the top edge of the front panel. 49 & [1] pages. 4 color plates, including a frontispiece, & black-and-white textual illustrations. The edges of the pastedowns & endpapers are darkened with staining along their inner edges. Very good in a good dust wrapper. View more info

PLAYING OFF THE RAIL: A Pool Hustler's Journey

By: McCumber, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1996).: (1996).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31185

New York: Random House, (1996).. (1996).. Very good. INSCRIBED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN AND SIGNED BY DAVID MCCUMBER - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the covers are slightly faded. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with some minor foxing to the edges of its rear flap. [viii] & 367 pages. There is some minor foxing to the fore-edge. Very good. First edition.Inscribed to Peter Matthiessen on the title page and signed in full... View more info