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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

Priestley, Rick:  Warhammer 40,000 Rulebook
Book Number: 46865
Games Workshop, 1993 4to. softcover. 96pp. b/w illus. Very good. Covered in adhesive clear plastic.
Keywords: warhammer games rollplaying science fiction
Price: $12.00

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.
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.
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.
Price: $18.00

Gygax, Gary:  Dungeon Master's Guide (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons)
Book Number: 61265
TSR 1979 4to Illustrated boards. 236pp. Very good. A Compiled volume of information primarily used by Advanced Dungeons and Dragons game referees, including Combat Tables, Monster Lists and Encounters, Treasure and Magic Tables and Descriptions, Random Dungeon Generation, Random Wilderness Terrain Generation, Suggestions on Gamemstering and more.
Keywords: Dungeons and dragons (game) Dungeons and dragons Dungeon Master's Guide (Advanced Dungeons Dragons First Edition Revised) Gygax Gary
Price: $25.00

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