Games & Puzzles Books
There are 28 books in this catalogue.
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Book Number: 65870
Cheshire, Melbourne 1972 8vo. hardcover. 178pp. b/w illus. Very good, outer page edges toned, light foxing to endpapers. / Good, foxed d/w with some small tears and a crease on rear flap. Scarce Australian edition.
Ly, Maguy; Masson, Nicole; Caudal, Yann; Martin, Pierre
Book Number: 65813
Murdoch Books. Small 8vo. hardcover, padded illustrated boards, Fine. over a hundred enigmas to solve, as well as logical puzzles, magic squares, brain teasers, riddles and more to wake up, perk up and bend your grey matter. Thrown deep into the fascinating and mysterious world of the Celts, will you, Reader, be capable of foiling the traps of these tricky games and enigmas? There s no magic sickle or druid s potion to help you, rather a (hopefully) alert mind, a little reflection and a lot of cunning will be needed to get to the bottom of these Celtic enigmas.
Winning Chess Strategies
Book Number: 65137
Microsoft Press, USA, 2003. Large 8vo. softcover. 257pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
The Greatest Puzzles of All Time
Costello, Matthew J.
Book Number: 63726
Dover Publications 1988. 8vo. softcover. 278pp. b/w illus. Near Fine.
Chess for Children
Bott, Raymond and Morrison, Stanley
Book Number: 63715
Collins, 1975 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 192pp, b/w illus. very good.
The Crossword Answer Book
Book Number: 63694
Times Books. 1996. Large 8vo. hardcover. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Incredible Visual Illusions
Book Number: 63662
Arcturus, London, 2003. 4to. softcover. 256pp. colour illus. Very good.
The Amazing 1000 Puzzle Challenge
Allen, Robert (editor)
Book Number: 60956
Carlton Books, 2003 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 320pp. colour illus. Very good.
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.
Palladium Role-Playing Game
Book Number: 27364
Palladium Books 1991 4to softcover 274pp b/w illus. good.
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.
Book Number: 34237
Frederick Muller 1982 8vo softcover 201pp b/w illus. very good.
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.
Benham, W. Gurney
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.
The Expert at the Card Table
Erdnase, S. W.
Book Number: 55763
Coles, Canada , circa 1984 8vo. softcover. 205pp. b/w illus. Very good, presentation bookplate on fep.
Basic Bridge: The Guide to Good Acol Bidding & Play (Master Bridge Series)
Klinger, Ron in collaboration with Pat Husband and Andrew Kambites
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.
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.