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Games, Entertainments; Chess

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1 Braun, Julian H How to Play Winning Blackjack
Chicago Data House Publishing Company 1980 0935822003 / 9780935822007 Second Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 169 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snugly bound and neat. Mild shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Illustrated with charts and card scenarios. Solid unmarked copy. VG to VG+ ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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2 Brunner, Robert K. (Ed. ) and Ely Culbertson (Intro. ) ; Twain; Harte; Crane; Etc. Treasury Of Great Gambling Stories
Chicago, IL Ziff Davis Publishing Company 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 382 pages; Square, sound and neat in original, worn dust jacket. No marks. Dust jacket missinfg an inch from the top and bottom of the spine panel with some surface and edge rubbing. Contents clean and neat. Unommon in dust jacket. VG/G 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Cafferty, Bernard and David Hooper A Complete Defence to 1 E4
Oxford Pergamon Press 1986 0080320368 / 9780080320366 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Cadogan Chess Books; B&W Diagrams; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 136 pages; HC in glossy pictorial paper boards. 3rd edition. Bright, snug and unmarked. Prior seller's price penned to inside rear cover. Illustrated with B&W diagrams of various chess moves. Just light evidence of prior use/reading. VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Farrar, Margaret (Ed. ) The Pocket Book Of Crossword Puzzles, No. # 5 Pocket Books #55020
New York Pocket Books 1968 Fifth Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tightly bound and very neat; mo marks. All puzzles are clean and unworked. Flat uncreased spine and tight binding - feels unread and unperused. Expected mild toning to page stock and superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. VG++ to NF 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Farrar, Margaret (Ed. ) The Pocket Book Of Crossword Puzzles, No. # 7 Pocket Books #55102
New York Pocket Books 1969 Fifth Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tightly bound and very neat; mo marks. All puzzles are clean and unworked. Flat uncreased spine and tight binding - feels unread and unperused. Expected mild toning to page stock and superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. VG++ to NF 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Gardner, Martin and Lewis Carroll The Snark Puzzle Book
Buffalo, NY Prometheus Books 1990 0879755830 / 9780879755836 reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages; Square, tight and fresh in immaculate pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Illustrated with B&W drawings. F/F 
Price: 11.80 USD
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7 Goren; Grolier TMI-Grolier Teaching Machine; Goren's Easy Steps to Winning Bridge
Albuquerque 1963 First Edition Boxed set Very Good+ 
Diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Boxed set of nine teaching units, corner stapled, with answer pads, die-cut teaching/machine mask and related materials. In original title lettered, lidded box. Contents complete and clean. An uncommon set of teaching materials for use with Grolier's 1960's foray into home instruction materials with the Teaching Machine. Overall VG or better. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Hammond, Alex The Book Of Chessmen
Wm. Morrow 1950 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages; Square, snug and neat in publisher's tan linen boards, brightly lettered in gilt to cover and spine. Pictorial dust jacket is clean and attractive with mild edge rubbing and one or two tiny closed edge tears. Front flap price clipped. Mild spot of rub to cloth lower front corner. Illustrated with 61 plates, photographs of distinctive historical chess pieces and sets. A distinctive book on the material culture of Chess. NF/VG 
Price: 55.00 USD
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9 Harley, Brian Mate in Three Moves; A Treatise on the Three-Move Chess Problem
London Chatto & Windus 1943 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Diagrams; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 198 pages; HC in navy cloth with titles in gilt to spine. 1st edition. Solid clean copy with sunfading to the cloth at spine, but with gilt title lettering still generally bright. Decorative bookplate mounted to front pastedown; earlier owner name stamp to front endpage. Mild soiling to front cover. Illustrated with B&W diagrams. G+ to VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Horowitz, I. A. (Ed. ) Chess Review; Vol 11, No. 5 May, 1943
New York Chess Review 1943 Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Magazine in glossy pictorial covers with B&W photograph of Russian Farmer K. Nadzhmetdinov, Chess Champion of the Uzbeck S. S. R. To front cover. A bright clean copy. No marks. Just mild toning to page stock. This edition includes pages 145 - 183 of the magazine's 1943 run and features the article "Chess in the U. S. S. R." Profusely illustrated with B&W drawings, diagrams, photographs and advertisements. VG++ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Keiser, Armilda B. Here's How and When
New York Friendship Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Janet Smalley 
B&W and color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Soundly bound and generally neat in illustrated dust jacket. Shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges with several small chips and tears at spine ends and corners. Larger inch deep tears to upper corner and to spine edge at rear jacket. Expected superficial toning to white areas of cover design. Front flap includes original price. Prior owner's name penned to half title page; otherwise unmarked. Just mild rub to boards at spine ends and corners. Solid clean copy with mild wear to jacket edges. VG+/VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Miers, Earl Schenck & Stefan Martin Horse Sense, A Brief History of the Sport of Horse Racing in North America
Newark, DE The Curtis Paper Co. 1970 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 31 pages; 17th in the annual publications of American commissioned and produced by the Curtis Paper Co. Paperback in illustrated white wrappers with saddle stapled binding. Tight bright and fresh; feels and appears unread. Trace toning to spine edge. Illustrated with woodcuts by Martin. NF 
Price: 11.50 USD
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13 Murphy, Virginia Puppetry; An Educational Adventure,
New York Art Education Press 1934 Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations and Designs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages; Oversize paperback in illustrated paper wraps. Soundly bound and neat. Mild genreal shelf and handling wear to covers edges and surfaces. Prior owner's name penned to title page. Illustrated with b&w photohraphs and design s. Solid copy. VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 Ostrow, Albert A. The Complete Card Player
New York Whittlesey House; McGraw Hill 1945 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Color and b/w plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 771 pages; Square snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly faded at spine and with light shelf/handling rub at edges. Illustrated with some color plates. Excellent reference in attractively preserved condition. VG+/VG ... Stout book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Playmore, Inc. Magic Quiz Book, [Magnetic] A New Game by PLAYMORE, Inc
New York Playmore, Inc. 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Color and toned drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 18 pages; Oversize HC book format game with original magnetic "indicator" present, along with die-cut instruction booklet laid in the die-cut oval center of the pages. Color pictorial paper covered boards with pages bound by 2 sets of three spiral combs through the spine edge of the book's exterior. A set of 18 questions on rectos with scrambled answers on the facing verso. Play involves placing a metal "indicator" needle in the pictorial figure's palm pointing to the selected question. When the book's cover is closed the needle moves to indicate the correct answer on the facing verso. There are magents embedded inside both boards under the pictorial palsm of facing "figures". Questions sets are timely and topical including a set of "War" questions relating to WWII, Aviation questions, Music, Sports, History etc. There is some light to moderate soiling to the front edge of the upper board and light handling rub to the edges. Very infrequently seen with all the parts and instructions intact, and an exceptional example thus. In VG condition. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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16 Reuben, Stewart Chess Openings Your Choice!
Pergamon Press 1985 0080268951 / 9780080268958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Pergamon chess openings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; HC in original color pictorial boards. Snugly bound and clean; no marks. Light shelf/handling wear to boards at edges. Issued without jacket. VG+ 
Price: 12.95 USD
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17 Sunners, William How to Solve Magic and Cartoon Puzzles
New York Arco Publishing 1959 Paperback Very Good- 
Ink drawing; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 122 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers. A clean, solid copy; no marks to text. Small tape repair to a nick at the upper front corner of the cover. Trace sunning to spine. Illustrated with many examples of cartoon puzzles, lists of unusual word homonyms, spelling combinations etc. The author gives extensive advice on methods for cracking the toughest puzles. VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 White, Alain C. A Genius of the Two-Mover: A Selection of Problems by C Mansfield
Stroud The Chess Amateur 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
The Christmas Series; Diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 119 pages; The32nd and final of the Christmas annuals prepared as keepsakes by Alain White. In original red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Just mild sunning to cloth at spine and superficial bumping to corners. Trace foxing at endpages. Prior owner name/address label attached to front pastedown. Solid and attractive example; uncommon. Christmas greeting slip tpiped in. VG+ 
Price: 250.00 USD
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19 Wittig, Reinhold Cubus [ Puzzle Card Game]
Stuttgart Keller & Co 2005 3780033062 / 9783780033062 Hardcover Near Fine 
Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Boxed tile, puzzle game with impressive prictorial graphics on the stout rhomboid game tiles. Listed as 2-6 player game for ages 10 - 99. Instruction booklet in German, English, French and Dutch. Just about as new. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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