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Image for Long-Hunt Match Games for the World's Checker Championship; Asa A. Long Vs. Edwin F. Hunt. Played at Miramar Inn, South Palm Beach, Florida, December 1936 Uner The Auspices Of American Checker Association

Long-Hunt Match Games for the World's Checker Championship; Asa A. Long Vs. Edwin F. Hunt. Played at Miramar Inn, South Palm Beach, Florida, December 1936 Uner The Auspices Of American Checker Association

By: Finley, John G.; Carson, Benjamin (editors)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Gary, Indiana, Rex B. Wood: 1936

Seller ID: 23021


Clean, tightly bound book showing mild wear to extremities and one smallish dark spot to back board. Pages pristine with no names or writing. Photos of participants and drawings of board to show various plays. Annotated by both players, plus Newell W. Banks, Nathaniel Rubin and A.J. Mantell. Winner was Asa Long of Toledo, Ohio. 95 pages. Other scarce checkers titles available. View more info

Capablanca's Hundred Best Games Of Chess; Masterpieces By the Mozart of the Chessboard

By: Golombek, Harry

Price: $24.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hardinge Simpole Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 20101


Beautiful book, clearly uncirculated despite ex-library origin. Faults include one small sticker to face, one neat tidy sticker to title page, and one stamp to last page. Withdrawn stamp small at bottom edge. Pristine inside and out. Digitally printed. Originally published in England in the 1940's. Includes memoir by J. duMont. The author explains the thinking behind the skill of the great chessman Jose Capablanca of Cuba. Illustrated with drawings. Includes an index of ... View more info

Cutting Edge Blackjack (Third Edition 2009)

By: Harvey, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Farmington, CT, Mystic Ridge Books: 2009

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 20063


Crisp, clean book marred only by small crease to lower back corner. Pages and page edges pristine. No names or writing and no spine crease. This edition offers color strategy charts Entirely rewritten and enhanced. 350 pages. View more info

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How to Entertain with Cards; 6 Popular Card Games; Card Stunts for Kiddies

By: No author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, The U.S. Playing Card Company: 1921

Seller ID: 24747


Three crisp, clean booklets with attractive vintage cover designs, all published by a playing card manufacturer as a promotion. Only faults a two small spots on the front of one which does not detracts from the image and a small black mark on the back of another. The bookslets all measure 4-3/4"x7-1/2" . Collectively they have 87 pages. View more info

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Cardfixes

By: Racherbaumer, Jon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tahoma, California, L & L. Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23635


Very nice clean book with no defect of note. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 203 pages. Black and white photographs provide instruction to augment the text. There are many tricks, all with intriguing names such as Ayes of the Gods, A Stripper Catches A Card,Fixing the Vegas Split,Marlo's third Solution to Hofzinger's Card Problem, Surreal ... View more info

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Three Steps to Chess Mastery

By: Suetin, A. S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 25450


Crisp, clean book, clearly never read. No cover lift, no spine crease, no names or writing. Illustrated with instructive drawiings throughout. The author is a Soviet theorist and grand master of the game. 189 pages. View more info

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A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards

By: White, E.B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Carter Adams; Carter's Billiards Library: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25232


Very nice quality reprint of an 1807 book two hundred years after its debut. The book is clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing. Includes drawings of 70 table configurations as well 212 pages of text. Very clean and attractive with no names or writing. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" View more info