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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Games, General
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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.
Meyer, Jerome  
BIG BOOK OF FAMILY GAMES The Most Complete Treasury of Fun Filled Gamesand Activities for Family and Friends
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Publisher: Hawthorn Books, Inc. New York 1967.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; 191 pages

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3.
Williams, J. D. Illustrator: Illustrated by Charles Satterfield  
COMPLEAT STRATEGYST Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy
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Publisher: Mcgraw Hill New York 1954.
Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 234 pages

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4.
Williams, J. D. Illustrator: Illustrated by Charles Satterfield  
COMPLEAT STRATEGYST Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy
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Publisher: Mcgraw Hill New York 1954.
Forty-Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; 234 pages

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5.
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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6.
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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7.

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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8.
Wizards of the Coast  
Magic: the gathering, pocket players' guide

Magic: the gathering, pocket players' guide by Wizards of the Coast, 1995, paperback, very good condition

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9.
Forbush, , William Byron  
Manual of Play

Publisher: American Institute of Child Life Philadelphia 1914.
353 pages, b/w plates, list of playthings, toys, 7 home occupations, indoor/outdoor games, Bible and other plays for Sunday, party games, more; 8vo, blue cloth, gilt title. Very good, no dust jacket. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Hard Cover

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10.
Lane, Thomas  
Modern Mah Jong

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company New York 1940.
63 pages, small b/w drawings of tiiles in the instructions; small 8vo, orange/white striped paper covered boards. Spine top fifth is missing, store label, repaired paper covering, cover edges worn, fair; contents very good; no dust jacket Hard Cover Fair

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11.
Morehead, Albert editor  
NEW COMPLETE HOYLE The Official Rules of all Popular Games of Skill andChance with the Most Authoriative Advice on Winning Play
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Publisher: Doubleday Garden City , NY 1964.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Previous owner's name; B&W Illustrations; 740 pages

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12.
Lampton, Christoper, Color Illustrations  
NINTENDO ROLE-PLAYING GAMES

Publisher: Brookfield, CT: The Millbrook Press, 1991.
HB. Very Good+/No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 70 pp, pictorial full color boards

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13.
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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14.
Fielding-Jones, Frances editor Illustrator: Illustrated by Lewis Parker  
PARENTS' MAGAZINE'S FAMILY FUN BOOK
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Publisher: Parents' Magazine New York NY 1965.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 254 pages

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15.
Harbin, E. O.  
PHUNOLOGY A Collection of Tried and Proved Plans for Play, Fellowship, andProfit

Publisher: Cokesbury Press New York 1923.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Owner stamped . Endpapers have some foxing. ; 454 pages

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16.

POWER VISION High Definition 3 D Images

Publisher: Day Dream Publishing Indianapolis, IN 1995.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, ; Trade PB; Color Illustrations

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17.

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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18.
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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19.
Chase, Richard editor Illustrator: Illustrated by Joshua Tolford  
SINGING GAMES AND PLAYPARTY GAMES

Publisher: Dover New York 1967.
Reprint Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 57 pages

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20.
Mason, Bernard  
SOCIAL GAMES FOR RECREATION
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Publisher: A. S. Barnes New York 1936.
Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name on both endpapers. ; B&W Illustrations; 421 pages

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21.
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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22.
Richart, Genevieve  
The Junior Game Book: A Collection of Games of Many Types for the Playground and the Juvenile Party, For Little People Up to Teen Ages
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Publisher: T. S. Denison Chicago, 1925.
Orange and black soft card wraps, 12mo. 128pp. Counting-out rhymes, romping games, singing games, etc. NF. Mildest of rubbing and toning but overall very bright and sharp. Mild curl to extreme tips of corners. Very scarce (6 copies on Worldcat search). Soft Cover NF

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23.
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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24.
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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25.
Withers, Carl Illustrator: Illustrated by Garry Mackenzie  
TREASURY OF GAMES, RIDDLES, MYSTERY STUNTS, TRICKS, TONGUE TWISTERS,RHYMES CHANTING AND SINGING
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap New York NY 1973.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear, cover has light soiling. Previous owner's name; 189 pages

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26.
Frederick A. Stokes  
TRUTH ABOUT MY FRIENDS
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Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes New York N.D..
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, foxing on endpapers and title page ; Parlor Game Book. On each page you are you write a friend's name and then lift the flap for a "truth" about them. For Example the first page is I Can't Keep a Secret. ; Unpaginated pages

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