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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Board Games
19 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 87.30 CAD 89.33 EUR 58.73 GBP 48.64 JPY 8,075.00 MXN 1,009.38 ZAR 807.50 

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2.
Bell, R. C.  
The Boardgame Book

Publisher: Knapp Press Los Angeles 1979.
160 pages, numerous color illustrations including boards, b/w illuistrations, diagrams, over 80 games with boards pictured, 25 boards especially commissioned by artists for the book, bibliography, glossary, index, acknowledgments, decorated endpapers; folio, black boards. Games can be played on the page with pieces cut from folded sheet laid in. Also laid in folded games. Included history of the board game. Fine; fine dust jacket in a very good+ pictorial carton Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 51.89 CAD 53.10 EUR 34.91 GBP 28.92 JPY 4,800.00 MXN 600.00 ZAR 480.00 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 024969.
    
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3.
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 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 48899.
    
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4.
Cho Hun-hyeon 9 Dan  
Lectures on Go Techniques, Volume One
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Publisher: Yutopian Enterprise Santa Monica CA, 1998.
Volume One only. Trade softcover in dark blue, tan and red illustrated wraps with author's photo to front, 8vo. 1st English printing, May 1998. iv + 222pp. Index, glossary. Elements of plays and problems, illustrated with multiple diagrams and alternative responses. Mild touches of surface loss to tips of corners. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. ISBN: 188955443X. Paperback Fine

Appr.: | AUD 35.95 CAD 36.78 EUR 24.18 GBP 20.03 JPY 3,325.00 MXN 415.63 ZAR 332.50 

Purchase direct from: Bookfeathers, LLC. Item number: 013029.
    
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5.
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 37.84 CAD 38.72 EUR 25.45 GBP 21.08 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Henry F. Hain III. Item number: 50-0238.
    
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6.
Hopper, Millard  
How to Play Winning Checkers
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Publisher: Simon and Schuster New York (1940).
First Edition Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and red and black checker board on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with bumped lower corners and foxing to the end sheets. In a poor, unclipped dust jacket with numerous chips and closed tears. 190 pages of text including a bibliography and illustrated throughout with line drawings and game moves. Our code number = TB26324

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 27.65 EUR 18.18 GBP 15.06 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: TB26324.
    
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7.
Hopper, Millard  
How to Win at Checkers: A Simple Guide to Skill at Checkers
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Publisher: Millard Hooper Brooklyn, NY, 1936.
Stapled booklet in soft card wraps with yellow, red and black illustration to front, 7 1/4" x 5 1/4". 33pp (text onto inner rear wrap). Position diagrams throughout with photo of author in action to title page. VG to VG+. Very mild edgewear, primarily along hinge. Very light soil tp front wrap, moderate to rear. Faint dampstain upper margins with no rippling or damage front title page to about p.10, no effect on text. Front wraps and figures bright and coloorful, pages very mildly toned but clean and unmarked. Stapled binding holding fine. Soft Cover VG

Appr.: | AUD 10.27 CAD 10.51 EUR 6.91 GBP 5.72 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 95.00 

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8.
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 12.97 CAD 13.27 EUR 8.73 GBP 7.23 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 65110.
    
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9.
Jacoby, Oswald & John R. Crawford  
The Backgammon Book

Publisher: Viking/A Studio Book NY 1970.
Red smudge back end paper, very good; dust jacket worn edges, short tears, good. Tall 8 vo. 224 pp. Glossary, b/w/red diagrams, b/w phots; book club mark back cover. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 15.14 CAD 15.49 EUR 10.18 GBP 8.43 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 140.00 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 006474.
    
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10.
Leggett, Trevor  
Shogi: Japan's Game of Strategy
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Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Rutland, VT., 1966.
Beige paper over boards with red and black figures and titles to front, spine and back, in blue-green and red illustrated jacket, 8vo. 99pp. Diagrams of game positions throughout. MISSING pieces and game board. NF/VG. Book is as new save for two phrases underlined pp.20-21 and light brackets, several underlined phrases and two marginal notes in very small hand, all in introduction. Non-authorial inscription ffep, nearly invisibie against dark blue endpaper. Else bright, tight and sharp. Jacket has abrasion along upper spine end and upper rear edge (several touches surface loss extreme spine end). No tears or chips. Light soil/smudges to rear panel only. Colors, titles and figures on book and jacekt all fine. In Brodart. VG. Hard Cover NF

Appr.: | AUD 12.84 CAD 13.14 EUR 8.64 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,188.00 MXN 148.50 ZAR 118.80 

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11.
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 17.84 CAD 18.25 EUR 12.00 GBP 9.94 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 206.25 ZAR 165.00 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 9539.
    
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12.
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 8.65 CAD 8.85 EUR 5.82 GBP 4.82 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 80.00 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 38288.
    
US$8.00
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13.
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 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 34817.
    
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14.
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 37.84 CAD 38.72 EUR 25.45 GBP 21.08 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 37447.
    
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15.
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 135.14 CAD 138.27 EUR 90.91 GBP 75.30 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18383.
    
US$125.00
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16.
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 6.49 CAD 6.64 EUR 4.36 GBP 3.61 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 11699.
    
US$6.00
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17.
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 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 41810.
    
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18.
Walker, Walton W.  
Inside Checkers An Exhaustive Analysis of Selected Games Played Between the Best Masters & Amateurs Being a Revelation in Scientific Play For Beginners, Amateurs, Students, & Votaries of the Game

McKay, NY c.1922, 8vo. cloth, 203pp. + 5pp. ads. decorated cloth. soiled covers, frayed spine caps, cracked inner hinges, 1st.20pp. fingermarked, rest of text seems sound & prety clean, $

Appr.: | AUD 7.57 CAD 7.74 EUR 5.09 GBP 4.22 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 70.00 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 55507.
    
US$7.00
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19.
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 12.97 CAD 13.27 EUR 8.73 GBP 7.23 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

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