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There are 27 books in this catalogue.
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Fischer, Bobby
Book Number: 65870
ISBN: 0701516097
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.
Price: $1500.00


Enigmas Celtic
Ly, Maguy; Masson, Nicole; Caudal, Yann; Martin, Pierre
Book Number: 65813
ISBN: 9781741968217
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.
Price: $12.00


Winning Chess Strategies
Seirawan, Yasser
Book Number: 65137
ISBN: 1556156634
Microsoft Press, USA, 2003. Large 8vo. softcover. 257pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $10.00


The Complete Book of Chess Stratagems
Reinfeld, Fred
Book Number: 65138
ISBN: 0486206904
Dover, USA, 1972. 8vo. softcover. b/w illus. Good+, corners slightly bumped.
Price: $10.00


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


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
Shenk, David
Book Number: 63768
ISBN: 9780285637863
Souvenir Press, London, 2007. 8vo. hardcover. 327pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $18.00


The Eddie Charlton Complete Book of Snooker
Charlton, Eddie
Book Number: 63780
ISBN: 0333356705
Macmilla, Melbourne, 1983. 8vo. hardcover. 191pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00


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


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


The Crossword Answer Book
Newman, Stanley
Book Number: 63694
ISBN: 081292729X
Times Books. 1996. Large 8vo. hardcover. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Incredible Visual Illusions
Seckel, Al
Book Number: 63662
ISBN: 1841931977
Arcturus, London, 2003. 4to. softcover. 256pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $18.00


The Curious History of the Crossword
Tausig, Ben
Book Number: 63652
ISBN: 9781937994457
Race Point Publishing, New York 2013.crosswords Square 8vo. softcover. 192pp. Fine.
Price: $14.00


When to Duck When to Win in Bridge (Master Bridge Series)
Reese, Terence and Roger Trezel
Book Number: 63051
ISBN: 0575026359
Victor Gollancz, London, 1978. 8vo. softcover. 64pp. b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on title page.
Price: $10.00


The Amazing 1000 Puzzle Challenge
Allen, Robert (editor)
Book Number: 60956
ISBN: 1844429075
Carlton Books, 2003 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 320pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $20.00


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


Palladium Role-Playing Game
Siembieda, Kevin
Book Number: 27364
ISBN: 0916211045
Palladium Books 1991 4to softcover 274pp b/w illus. good.
Price: $15.00


The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained
Cavendish
Book Number: 21488
ISBN: 
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.
Price: $22.00


Brain Stretchers
Raudsepp, Eugene
Book Number: 34237
ISBN: 0584110197
Frederick Muller 1982 8vo softcover 201pp b/w illus. very good.
Price: $8.00


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


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


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


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


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
ISBN: 0304357980
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.
Price: $18.00


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


Drinking Games & Party Games
No Author
Book Number: 43052
ISBN: 0752577875
Parragon Plus May 1, 2002 8vo softcover 384pp very good. More than 300 games and a keg-ful of drinking games.
Price: $5.00


Mike Lawrence's Workbook On The TWO OVER ONE System
Lawrence Mike, Max Hardy, Edwin B. Kantar
Book Number: 49437
ISBN: 0939460351
Max Hardy 1987 8vo. Softcover. 189pp. Good solid copy, with ex-libris sticker on ffl/title page.
Price: $8.00


Horace Lindrum's Snooker, billiards and pool
Lindrum, Horace
Book Number: 40850
ISBN: 0600072843
Hamlyn 1974 4to hardcover 144pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $18.00