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There are 26 books in this catalogue.
Cavendish:  The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained
Book Number: 21488
London: Thomas De La Rue and Co. 1875. 12mo. brown Decorative Cloth hardcover. 268pp. black, red & white illus. gilt page edges. good, wear to corners, hinge cracked.
Keywords: whist cards games rules playing
Price: $22.00


Tilley, Roger.:  Playing Cards
Book Number: 26895
Lond. Octopus Books Ltd. 1973. Small 4to. hardcover. 97pp. 89 Illustrations in color and black and white. very good. / poor d/w.
Keywords: playing cards games antiques collectables
Price: $12.00


Siembieda, Kevin:  Palladium Role-Playing Game
Book Number: 27364
Palladium Books 1991 4to softcover 274pp b/w illus. good.
Keywords: Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords Palladium Role Playing Game Siembieda Kevin
Price: $15.00


Raudsepp, Eugene:  Brain Stretchers
Book Number: 34237
Frederick Muller 1982 8vo softcover 201pp b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Sports Hobbies Games Brain Stretchers Raudsepp Eugene
Price: $8.00


Lariar, Lawrence:  Bed and Bored
Book Number: 37702
Whittlesey House, 1945. Large 8vo. maroon cloth hardcover. 160pp. puzzles. good, puzzles unmarked. cover edge faded / no d/w.
Keywords: puzzles
Price: $12.00


Lindrum, Horace:  Horace Lindrum's Snooker, billiards and pool
Book Number: 40850
Hamlyn 1974 4to hardcover 144pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Horace Lindrum's Snooker billiards and pool Lindrum Horace
Price: $18.00


No Author:  Drinking Games & Party Games
Book Number: 43052
Parragon Plus May 1, 2002 8vo softcover 384pp very good. More than 300 games and a keg-ful of drinking games.
Keywords: Drinking Games No Author
Price: $5.00


Lawrence Mike, Max Hardy, Edwin B. Kantar:  Mike Lawrence's Workbook On The TWO OVER ONE System
Book Number: 49437
Max Hardy 1987 8vo. Softcover. 189pp. Good solid copy, with ex-libris sticker on ffl/title page.
Keywords: Bridge, Cards, Systems
Price: $8.00


Pachman, Ludek:  Chess: Indian Systems. Modern Chess Theory Based on an MS by Ludek Pachman
Book Number: 52346
Chess Ltd. UK 1973 8vo. hardcover. 315pp. b/w illus. Good+, page edges browned. / Good+ d/w.
Keywords: Indian Systems defences Modern Chess TheoryLudek Pachman
Price: $15.00


Benham, W. Gurney:  Playing Cards
Book Number: 52371
Spring Booksn.d. circa 1950 Small 4to. hardcover. 196pp. index, color and black and white illus. very good. / poor, chipped d/w.
Keywords: playing cards games antiques collectables
Price: $12.00


Erdnase, S. W.:  The Expert at the Card Table
Book Number: 55763
Coles, Canada , circa 1984 8vo. softcover. 205pp. b/w illus. Very good, presentation bookplate on fep.
Keywords: card cards playing artiface shuffle shuffling stack
Price: $15.00


Whiter, Barb:  The Encyclopedia of Games - Rules & Strategies for over 200 games from Snap to Sardines, Croquet to Canasta
Book Number: 59534
Hinkler Books 2002 Trade paperback. 287pp. Over 200 games for indoors and outdoors, for singles and groups.
Keywords:
Price: $12.00


Allen, Robert (editor):  The Amazing 1000 Puzzle Challenge
Book Number: 60956
Carlton Books, 2003 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 320pp. colour illus. Very good.
Keywords: puzzles
Price: $20.00


Klinger, Ron in collaboration with Pat Husband and Andrew Kambites:  Basic Bridge: The Guide to Good Acol Bidding & Play (Master Bridge Series)
Book Number: 61246
Cassell 2003 sm 4to. Softcover. 159pp. Near fine. Contents includes, Pre-Bridge, The Mechanics and Rules of Bridge, Before the Bidding Starts, Balanced Hand Openings, Opening the Bidding with Hands that are Unbalanced or Semi-Balanced, Responding with Weak Hands, Responding with Strong Hands, Bidding by a Passed Hand, Slam Building, Pre-emptive Opening Bids, Overcalls, Takeout Doubles, Penalty Doubles, Declarer Play in No-Trumps, Declarer Play in Trumps, Strategy for the Defenders, Stayman Convention, Opening Leads - the Suit to Lead, Opening Leads - The Card to Lead, Ethics and Etiquette, Bridge Myths and Fallacies, Common Conventions and Systems, Rubber Bridge, Tournament Bridge.
Keywords:
Price: $18.00


Klinger, Ron:  Guide to Better Card Play ( Master Bridge Series )
Book Number: 61247
Cassell 2003 sm 4to. Softcover. 159pp. very good, lightly toned page edges.
Keywords:
Price: $18.00


Reese, Terence and Roger Trezel:  When to Duck When to Win in Bridge (Master Bridge Series)
Book Number: 63051
Victor Gollancz, London, 1978. 8vo. softcover. 64pp. b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on title page.
Keywords: cards bridge
Price: $10.00


Tausig, Ben:  The Curious History of the Crossword
Book Number: 63652
Race Point Publishing, New York 2013.crosswords Square 8vo. softcover. 192pp. Fine.
Keywords: language words
Price: $14.00


Seckel, Al:  Incredible Visual Illusions
Book Number: 63662
Arcturus, London, 2003. 4to. softcover. 256pp. colour illus. Very good.
Keywords: Visual Illusions
Price: $18.00


Newman, Stanley:  The Crossword Answer Book
Book Number: 63694
Times Books. 1996. Large 8vo. hardcover. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: crossword puzzles solving
Price: $15.00


Bott, Raymond and Morrison, Stanley:  Chess for Children
Book Number: 63715
Collins, 1975 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 192pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Chess for Children learning
Price: $15.00


Costello, Matthew J.:  The Greatest Puzzles of All Time
Book Number: 63726
Dover Publications 1988. 8vo. softcover. 278pp. b/w illus. Near Fine.
Keywords: puzzles
Price: $15.00


Shenk, David:  The Immortal Game A History of Chess Or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Human Brain
Book Number: 63768
Souvenir Press, London, 2007. 8vo. hardcover. 327pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: chess
Price: $18.00


Charlton, Eddie:  The Eddie Charlton Complete Book of Snooker
Book Number: 63780
Macmilla, Melbourne, 1983. 8vo. hardcover. 191pp. colour illus. Very good.
Keywords: snooker
Price: $12.00


Jayne, Caroline Furness:  String Figures and How To make Them: A Study of Cat's Cradle in Many Lands
Book Number: 63796
Dover Publications, Inc, New York, 1962. 8vo. softcover. 407pp. index. b/w illus. Very good.
Keywords: string games
Price: $15.00


Seirawan, Yasser:  Winning Chess Strategies
Book Number: 65137
Microsoft Press, USA, 2003. Large 8vo. softcover. 257pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Keywords: chess playing learning
Price: $10.00


Reinfeld, Fred:  The Complete Book of Chess Stratagems
Book Number: 65138
Dover, USA, 1972. 8vo. softcover. b/w illus. Good+, corners slightly bumped.
Keywords: chess playing learning
Price: $10.00