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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Games, General
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Kidson, Frank, 1855-1926, editor. Moffat, Alfred, 1866-1950, arranger.  
100 Singing Games Old, New, and Adapted. Edited by Frank Kidson,...

Publisher: London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1916.
...and Arranged with Pianoforte Accompaniments by Alfred Moffat. 'The present Collection of Games for Children is gathered from several sources. Firstly, so far as the Scots and English ones are concerned, from the lips of the children who now hold them traditionally, from generations of bygone children. Secondly, the Continental ones are either translations, or are examples send by friends abroad who have kindly recalled them from early remembrance. ...Thirdly, the remainder are adapted, or boldly invented... The antiquarian interest in ring games is very great. In many cases they represent bygone customs and ceremonies from a very remote period...' 'Staff and Tonic Sol-fa, with Piano Accompaniment.' 115 p., index; 27 cm. Fragile & worn: pictorial paper cover has been pasted to the manila folder which holds the rest of the book; the title-page has been backed around the edges with paper tape and joined to the rear cover by a tape 'spine'; there is a white-paper repair to the upper title-page corner; page edges are well worn, paper darkened; stitching is loosening. With neat ink annotations. All text and music is present; this is a decent working copy. 30383

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2.
Foster, R.F. (Robert Frederick), 1853- 1945  
Foster's Complete Hoyle; An Encyclopedia of Games

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company [1946].
xxiv, 697 p. illus., diagrs. 21 cm. Stock# 35,645. Good (top of spine torn where pulled too many times for consultation.) no dj.

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3.
Staley, Seward Charlie, Illustrated by: Photos & Diagrams  
GAMES, CONTESTS AND RELAYS

Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Company New York, NY 1929.
viii, 354 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black stamped title on spine & stamped title on the front cover. The book contains a classification of group games & pedagogy of games. It has games for the lower & upper grades, for junior & senior high school, and college. Has collection of relay races, and combative contests. prev owner wrote name on ffep, some rubbing to edges, corner bumped. 6th Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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4.

Image: The Who, What, Where and When Game

Publisher: St. Paul: 3M Company, 1972..
30˝ X 21˝ cm. Good/No dj. A 3M bookshelf game. Contains 30 X 30 inch folding vinyl game board, cards, instructions, and score pad, packaged to fit on a bookcase. Box is rubbed, but is otherwise in very good condition. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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5.
Bee, Barbara.  
One Thousand Riddles -No. 1- A Souvenir. Price, 15 Cents: A Collection including Enigmas, Conundrums, Charades & Mathematical Puzzles. (1,000).

Publisher: Case Lockwood & Brainard, Hartford CT, 1882, 1883, PAPERBOUND, (G-),.
Case Lockwood & Brainard, Hartford CT, 1882, 1883, 121 pages, 4-1/4"x 5-3/4", stapled red PAPERBOUND, rear cover missing, large pieces of spine ends missing, chips, tears and creasing on front cover, page corners turned over, last two blank pages missing corners, otherwise contents clean and tight, protected in a plastic sleeve, book good- (G-) 2526 [SOss100ABE]

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6.

Queries & Confessions, With Illustrations of 128 Varieties of Natural Grasses.

Publisher: Thomas Whittaker, New York, 1885, hardcover, (G+).
Thomas Whittaker, New York, 1885, “My Querist Album.” on half-title with a (blank) line for the book-owner’s name, unpaginated - approximately 250 pages, each page illustrated in sepia-brown with a border and a line drawing of a type of grass, green floral decorated endpapers, 3.5 in. x 5 in., hardcover, green cloth with very ornate gilt and stamped titles and decorations (front cover shows intricate image, all in gilt, of two ladies in a Victorian parlour bent over a book - presumably this album), all edges of text-block gilt, corners and spine ends slightly bumped and worn, very slight edge-wear, covers and spine slightly scuffed and soiled, previous owner’s 2 tiny pencil marks on reverse of rear free endpaper, minor foxing to a very few pages, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new plastic sleeve, book good+ {This little 19th century book - made up of a repeated series of questions (left page) and corresponding lines upon which the owner or others could write their answers (facing page) - was never filled in and is still completely blank.} (G+) 4323 [Sss0711EC]

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7.
Bonus, Arthur.  
RŠtsel: Book 1. Die Sammlung (A Collection of Riddles). (Ratsel).

Publisher: Callwey, Munich Germany, 1907, volume 1, in German, hardcover (VG),.
Callwey, Mźnchen (Munich) Germany, 1907, volume 1 only, in German, 155 pages, answers, 4-1/2"x 6-7/8", hardcover, orange and cream boards, very light edge and corner wear, spine ends worn, covers slightly scuffed and soiled, no dust jacket, erasure marks top of free front endpaper, contents clean and tight, book very good (VG) 2889 [SIis112ABE]

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8.
Wood, Clement & Gloria Goddard.  
The Complete Book of Games. Illustrated with over One Hundred Diagrams.

Publisher: Halcyon House, Garden City, NY [c1940].
Third edition. Card Games (Whist group, Euchre group, Miscellaneous, All Fours group, Bézique group, Hearts group, Rummy group, Cassino, Stops group, Patience group, Cribbage group; Showdown games); Other Special Equipment Indoor [board] Games; Party Games for Adults & Juniors (Alphabet, Guessing, Stunts, Hilarious, Indoor athletics, Mixers, Dances, Children's, Holiday); Outdoor Games baseball group, tennis group, football group, basketball group, other outdoor games, track & field, personal combat, water sports, horseback, winter, children's). Too many to count. 894 p., illus.; red cloth boards, spine stamped in gold; minor wear; good+. 30108.

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9.
Frey, Richard L., Albert H. Morehead, and Geoffrey Mott-Smithed.  
The New Complete Hoyle; The Official Rules of All Popular Games of Skill and Chance with the most Authoritative Advice

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Books [1956]Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Books [1956].
xxviii, 740 p. illus. 22 cm. Hoyle's Games was first published in 1746. R.L. Frey's version first appeared in 1947. Here, Albert H. (Hodges) Morehead, and Geoffrey Mott-Smith update it further. Stock# 35,644. Vg/ no dj.

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10.
Znosko-Borovsky, Eugene A. (Major E. A. Greig).  
Traps on the Chessboard or Dangers in the Openings. (Based on Pitfalls of the Chessboard by Major E. A. Greig).

Publisher: Hollings, London, 1942, 1949, 3rd printing, hardcover, (VG/G-),.
Hollings, London, 1942, 1949, 3rd printing,136 pages, b&w chess diagrams, 5"x 7.25", hardcover, light blue cloth with dark blue titles, spine ends faded, a little fading just along the bottom cover edges, good- DUST JACKET with an 1" piece missing at bottom of spine & a 3/4" piece missing at top of spine, small chips at corners, minor edge wear, a very little light soil, small old chipped bookstore label on spine, spine a little darkened and rubbed, dust jacket protected in a new plastic cover, contents clean and tight, book very good {This book "... is based on the very successful "Pitfalls of the Chessboard." Mr. Znosko-Borovsky has submitted that book to a very careful revision; a few of the Pitfalls have been omitted, others have been amended, and new ones have been added, the number given now being 160 instead of 122."} (VG/G-) 3637 [Sss65EC]

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