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1,001 All-Time Greatest Video Game Secrets Revealed , Munson, Terry; Shinoda, Paul
1 1,001 All-Time Greatest Video Game Secrets Revealed  Munson, Terry; Shinoda, Paul
Acceptable.  
Paperback. Kirkland, Washington: Becker & Mayer, 2000, softcover, 1st printing, 176pp. Light-to-average wear to cover. PLEASE NOTE: Has writing / MARKINGS in Table of Contents--many page numbers circled. More than 150 games and over 1,000 hot codes and tips. Tons of game trivia--including secrets never before published. Language: English.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Chess in a Nutshell , Reinfeld, Fred
2 Chess in a Nutshell  Reinfeld, Fred
Good.  
Paperback. Mass-market paperback 14th printing 1970 Pocket Books. Heavy AGE-TANNING to pages, but still legible. Spine creased. Clean and unmarked; binding tight. 165pp, Index. Good reading / research copy. Language: English. Basic instruction for beginners: rules, regulations, strategies, moves, tactical tricks, openings, checkmates, how to read chess notes. Old ISBN of O671773216 is no longer valid for this title.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Chess Is an Easy Game  Reinfeld, Fred
Good.  
Paperback. Paperback earlier printing 1975. Clean; unmarked; uncreased; noticeable average wear. Pages AGE-DISCOLORED. Cover: For beginners--especially children. 96pp, B/W diagrams. Language: English.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 CONTRACT BRIDGE IN 20 MINUTES--Revised Edition  Thorne, Harold
Good.  
Hardcover. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1931, 8th printing, Revised Edition with New Rapid Index, hardcover, NO DUSTJACKET, 38pp. Language: English. Introduction by Ely Culbertson. Orange cloth cover with embossed black titles on front and spine. Good condition: Text clean and unmarked; binding is solid. Noticeable soiling and average wear to cover. Light age-discoloration to paper. Keywords: playing, cards, amusements, bidding, Forcing System. No ISBN.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Improve Your Card-Play at Contract or Auction Bridge , Kerwin, Madeleine
5 Improve Your Card-Play at Contract or Auction Bridge  Kerwin, Madeleine
Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket published by The Century Co., NY. Copyright page states 1930, but Preface is dated 1931. Light wear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Boards covered in orange cloth with black titles on front and spine. 137 pages. Language: English. Features 'The Official System, a synthesis of the best card minds on bidding compiled by a council composed of the 13 foremost American authorities, of whom [Mrs. Kerwin] was the only woman.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: bridge, cards, player, expert, playing, Cavendish Club system, forcing, Advisory Council of Bridge Headquarters, declarer, defensive, vintage, retro, Thirties, 1930s. No ISBN.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Improving Your Chess  Reinfeld, Fred
0064632679 / 9780064632676 Acceptable.  
Paperback. Softcover reprint 1958 Barnes & Noble. Intact. HEAVY WEAR to spine. Doodle on title page. Text clean; binding tight. Pocket chessboard with die-cut pieces inside back cover is unused. Good reading / research copy. 180 pages. Language: English. 'The 8 bad moves, how to play the white pieces, how to play the black pieces, combinations, sacrifices, checkmates, and a key to the openings'--from front cover.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Opening Leads and Signals, Mallon, John
7 Opening Leads and Signals Mallon, John
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1964 Abelard-Schuman, NY. Average wear to jacket: several small rips repaired with archival tape. Printing on jacket front at bottom is unclear due to manufacturing error. Text very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Great vintage reading / research copy. 159 pages. Language: English. '[This book] concentrates on opening leads --one of the greatest weaknesses of the average [bridge] player --and conventional signals. ... [T]he author lays down simply and precisely the principles which govern leads and signals.... [T]here are 24 quizzes, each illustrated with the actual life-like hand to which the questions and answers apply.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: game, card, cards, playing, contract bridge, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Poker: Bets, Bluffs, and Bad Beats, Alvarez, A.; Duane, Kelly (photographer)
8 Poker: Bets, Bluffs, and Bad Beats Alvarez, A.; Duane, Kelly (photographer)
0811827518 / 9780811827515 New. 
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover with dustjacket, published 2001 by Chronicle Books. Pristine; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Gift-giving condition. 128 pages; Index; Glossary; black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- Cannot ship outside U.S. via Flate-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. '[C]offee-table companion to poker by 'New Yorker' writer, poet, and card shark Alvarez. ... This handsomely illustrated work is a mixture of social history and wry personal tribute to this psychological art, from poker's first published reference (to cheating) in 1844 through tales of the game's legends. ... This charming book won't help you lose any less money, but it will make your weekly game seem part of a grand American tradition. Recommended for poker enthusiasts and larger sports and games collections.' -- Nathan Ward, Library Journal. Keywords: cards, games, sports, entertainment, social history. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Riddles: Ancient and Modern  Bryant, Mark
0911745505 / 9780911745504 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1984 Peter Bedrick Books. Very clean; no creases. Faint dampstain to corner. 206pp, Further Reading. Language: English. A brief history of riddling, as well as an anthology of 709 world's greatest riddles from varied sources; answers at back of book. Keywords: enigmas, enigmatology.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Secrets of the Maze, Fisher, Adrian; Loxton, Howard
10 Secrets of the Maze Fisher, Adrian; Loxton, Howard
0760790736 / 9780760790731 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover published 2007 by Barnes and Noble Books. Glossy picture cover; no dustjacket, as issued. Unread, with light store shelfwear: light scuffs. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 96 pages; color photos and diagrams. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. 'Discover the magic of the maze, from its mythical origins in ancient times to the astounding innovations of present-day maze designers. Trace your way through 50 of the world's most intriguing mazes, reproduced as stunning aerial photographs, archive illustrations, and detailed overhead plans. Once you have solved the mystery of the mazes, try tackling some of the ingenious extra challenges specially devised for this book by Adrian Fisher, the world's leading maze designer. Frivolous and fun or mysterious and meaningful? Explore the wealth of fascinating facts and uncover the secrets of the maze.'--from back cover. Originally published 1997 by Quarto Publishing. Keywords: labyrinth, garden, puzzles, hedge, landscape, turf. ISBN-13: 9780760790731. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 The Archer Method: An Expert's Guide to Winning at Poker  Archer, John
0879803622 / 9780879803629 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover reprint 1978 Wilshire Book Co. Clean and unmarked. NOTICEABLE AVERAGE WEAR. 160pp. Language: English. Keywords: cards, player, playing, play, gambling, betting, high-low, hi-lo, seven, 7, stud.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 The Only Game in Town: An Illustrated History of Gambling  Messick, Hank; Goldblatt, Burt
0690010613 / 9780690010619 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition oversize hardcover with dustjacket 1976 Crowell. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. 1-in chip to front jacket. Dust-spots top edge. 214pp, 200 B/W photos, Index. Language: English. Keywords: gamble, gambler, gambling, bets, betting, bettor, compulsive, bookie, casino, poker, Las Vegas, riverboat, blackjack, solitaire, bolita, lottery, numbers, racket, joints, reference, illustrations.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Principles of Chess in Theory and Practice , Mason, James; Reinfeld, Fred (editor)
13 The Principles of Chess in Theory and Practice  Mason, James; Reinfeld, Fred (editor)
Acceptable.  
Paperback. Softcover 1960 Dover Publications. HEAVY WEAR to cover: front cover starting to separate from spine; has been reinforced inside with archival book tape. Spine creased; edges rubbed and worn. Text intact, clean, and unmarked; pages bright. Great reading / research copy. Republication of the 1946 revised edition. 366 pages; black-and-white diagrams. Language: English. Paraphrased from back cover: Classic book from one of the greatest teachers of chess in any language. A general study covering all aspects of the game: careful explanation of rules and notation; examination of basic forces at work in chess; mating and typical end game situations; openings of 50 games of master play, including new ones annotated by Fred Reinfeld. Keywords: games, player, beginning, vintage, retro, 1960s, Sixties. No ISBN.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Trick Book , White, Laurence B.; Broekel, Ray
14 The Trick Book  White, Laurence B.; Broekel, Ray
0385135807 / 9780385135801 Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover 1979 Doubleday. Nice new blank bookplate covers 'Book Sale' inkstamp. 1 page CREASED. Glossy color cover--no dustjacket. Very clean; pages bright; binding tight. 94pp, B/W illustrations. Language: English. Instructions for a variety of tricks, practical jokes, and word games.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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15 TRENDS: ALEKHINE DEFENCE  McDonald, Neil
Very Good.  
Paperback. Gravesend(?), UK: 1990, Trends Publications, softcover booklet with pink glossy wraps, no additional printings indicated, 42pp. Very Good condition: Superclean; no marks or creases; only light wear. Author is International Master. Series editor: IM Andrew Martin. Language: English. '100 important recent games. Includes games played by Ivanchuk, Speelman, Vaganian, Tal, Sax, de Firmian, Fedorowicz, Dorfman, Anand, Khalifman, Alburt, Kudrin, Rohde, Rozentalis, King and Polgar S'. A very hard-to-find title. Keywords: chess, defense.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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