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THE OFFICIAL RULES OF CARD GAMES. Hoyle up-to-date

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

BALL-IN-THE-MAZE GAME

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

CHILDREN'S GAMES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

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

FOSTER'S AMERICAN LEADS AND HOW TO LEARN THEM

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

DAME CURTSEY'S BOOK OF NOVEL ENTERTAINMENTS FOR EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR

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

BRITISH CHESS

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