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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Board Games
13 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bell, R C, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The Boardgame Book

Publisher: The Knapp Press Los Angeles, CA 1979.
160 pp, black boards, black-light brown dj w/pictorial slipcase, Slipcase. The book has five of the eight decorative nineteenth-century map-games on fold-out sheets. Book is a compendium of the world's most entertaining & popular games. Collectin of over eighty games that can be played. slipcase has couple of indents on the back panel. Very Good/very Good Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Appr.: | AUD 93.90 CAD 91.24 EUR 64.60 GBP 51.43 JPY 8,075.00 MXN 1,009.38 ZAR 877.72 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 008860.
    
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2.
Bell, R.C.  
The Boardgame Book

Knapp, Viking, NY c.1979, 10-3/4"x13", hardcover, 160pp., 8 folding full color facsimiles of old game boards on 4 double sided sheets. equipment sheet present, 5 games have pieces cut out & present in envelopes. ow NF in NF dj in NF slipcase. $

Appr.: | AUD 17.44 CAD 16.95 EUR 12.00 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 48899.
    
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3.
Foner, Mayer.  
CAPITAL CITY TRIVIA: REDISCOVER HARRISBURG.
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Publisher: M. Foner's Games [New Cumberland, PA]. (1985)..
5 1/2' x 11 1/2' x 4 1/2' h. boxed game with question & answer cards and point slips. Directions printed on the bottom of the box. Designed by Mayer Foner. Trivia questions cover 'People & Groups, ' 'Cultural Arts/Sports, ' 'History/Events, ' 'School/Business, ' 'Places/Locations, ' & 'Odds & Ends.' An educational game issued in honor of Dauphin County's 200th Anniversary and Harrisburg's 125th anniversary as a city. Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping charge will depend on your location. Please request a quote before ordering.

Appr.: | AUD 40.70 CAD 39.55 EUR 28.00 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 380.43 

Purchase direct from: Henry F. Hain III. Item number: 50-0238.
    
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4.
Hopper, Millard  
Play Winning Checkers

Publisher: Consolidated Lithograph Corporation; Brooklyn, N. Y. : 1940.
Very Good Softcover 32 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Stiff manila covers, black and red decor, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, 7 lessons, 17 b/w diagrams, 14 exercises with solutions in rear ; Subtitle: 'A complete guide to the game of checkers, giving its history, rules and rudiments of play, also exposing for the first time the leading trick plays and winning moves used by the checker expert.' Author was longtime champion and exhibition checkers player, traveled thousands of miles during World War 2 teaching the troops how to play checkers. ; Covers are rubbed and lightly soiled. One page has three small ballpoint marks, otherwise interior is clean. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 9.30 CAD 9.04 EUR 6.40 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.96 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16114.
    
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5.
Jacoby, Oswald  
BACKGAMMON BOOK

Publisher: Viking New York 1973.
Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W and color Illustrations; 224 pages

Appr.: | AUD 13.95 CAD 13.56 EUR 9.60 GBP 7.64 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 130.43 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 65110.
    
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6.
Leggett, Trevor.  
Shogi: Japan's Game of Strategy.

Publisher: Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1993..
1st Tuttle paperback edition ISBN: 9780804819039 99 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

Appr.: | AUD 19.19 CAD 18.64 EUR 13.20 GBP 10.51 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 206.25 ZAR 179.35 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 9539.
    
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7.
Longacre, John  
BACKGAMMON OF TODAY

Publisher: Bell Publishing Company New York 1973.
Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; 130 pages

Appr.: | AUD 9.30 CAD 9.04 EUR 6.40 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.96 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 38288.
    
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8.
Longacre, John  
Backgammon Of Today

Publisher: N.Y., Bell, [1973].
1 p.l., 130 p., illus., 21 cm. "Why does a games thas has been popular with ancient Persians, Greeks, and Romans, thousands of years ago still have appeal?" First published in 1930. Stock# 34,817. Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 11.63 CAD 11.30 EUR 8.00 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 108.70 

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9.
Magriel, Paul  
Backgammon

Quadrangle/NYT Book Co. c.1976 no other prtgs.listed. 7 1/2"x10 1/2" cloth, 404pp. VG in rumpled & badly torn dj $

Appr.: | AUD 40.70 CAD 39.55 EUR 28.00 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 380.43 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 37447.
    
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10.
Murray, H.J.R.  
A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess.

Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1952..
First Edition Small quarto, about 9.75 inches (23 cm) tall, in dark blue cloth stamped in gilt. 267 pages illustrated by drawings. The author discusses 86 board games from around the world. An uncommon book outside of library discards. This has no such marks although a previous owner stamp is on the front endpaper. Moderate red underlining in the introductory chapter only. Otherwise clean and soundly bound. The jacket has minor loss of material at extremities, several edge tears, and the bottom front flap is deeply clipped with a price tag next to the clip. Hardcover Hardcover Good in Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 145.35 CAD 141.24 EUR 100.00 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,358.70 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18383.
    
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11.
Orleans, Jacob, and Edmund Jacobson  
How to Win at Scrabble : The Official Scrabble Manual, with New Revised Rules, 1953

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap; N. Y. : 1953.
Very Good- First Edition Softcover 59 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Foreword by James Brunot. 'This manual is designed for both beginner and expert'. ; Worn but intact. Tips of covers have light creases. No marks. Binding tight and square. Scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 6.98 CAD 6.78 EUR 4.80 GBP 3.82 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 65.22 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 11699.
    
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12.
Smith, Erroll A.  
The American Checker Player's Handbook A Modern & Practical Work on the Science of Checkers for Beginners, & a Reliable Authority for the advanced Player & Expert.

Winston, Phila. c.1931 (orig.1926) 12mo. cloth, 168pp. fingermarked covers & foredges, VG- in lightly soiled dj $

Appr.: | AUD 11.63 CAD 11.30 EUR 8.00 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 108.70 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 41810.
    
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13.
Wiswell, Tom & Millard Hopper  
Checker Kings in Action Featuring the Unrestricted World Title Match Games

McKay NY c.1952, 8vo. cloth, 160pp. VG in edgeworn dj $

Appr.: | AUD 13.95 CAD 13.56 EUR 9.60 GBP 7.64 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 130.43 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 32581.
    
US$12.00
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