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Games for Girl Scouts, with Suggestions on How to Select and Present a Game

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Girl Scouts of the United States of America: 1949

Seller ID: 2135200

Condition: Very Good


A few related items laid in. Bottom corner faintly stained, lightly rubbed, ink name inside. 1949 Stapled Binding. 78 pp. Stapled binding. A collection of games published by the Girl Scouts of America. View more info

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Liberty Blocks Puzzle - World War I Era Wooden Toy Block Set

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Modern Specialty Co., Mutual Mfg. Co.]: 1918

Seller ID: 2139072

Condition: Very Good


All blocks present (8 each of red and white diamonds, 4 blue diamonds, 4 British flag diamonds). A few tape repairs to design sheet, blocks in excellent condition with only minimal wear to edges. 1918 Unbound. A 1918 wooden block set configurable into various designs. Included is a a single sheet showing fifteen examples. The Lilly Library's Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection includes an example of this set, which shows that this sheet was originally a single-fold pamphlet, the other leaf of which had printed textual instructions for the various designs. View more info

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The Civil War Jigsaw Book: Four 96-Piece Jigsaws

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Five Mile Press: 2006

Seller ID: 2296518

ISBN: 1741249945

Condition: Near Fine


Complete. One-inch tear along spine. 2006 Large Hardcover. As well as historic photographs throughout, this book features four 96-piece jigsaw puzzles of paintings dating from this [American Civil War] period. View more info

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After-Dinner Freud Cards

By: Aguayo, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1995

Seller ID: 2297557

ISBN: 0670863254

Condition: Near Fine


Includes box and all cards. Box corners lightly bumped. 1995 Unbound. Includes box and all cards. One hundred parlor cards with questions and answers to stimulate the mind and provoke lively conversation. Rediscover the wit and wisdom of Freud. Did Freud have an active sex life? What is the Super-Ego? What did Freud think of jokes? From the essential to the esoteric, the fundamental to the fascinating, After-Dinner Freud offers endless challenges and delights. View more info

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Nineteenth Century Games & Sporting Goods

By: American Historical Catalog Collection

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pyne Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2087150

ISBN: 0878610944

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine faded. 1971 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Sports equipment, clothing, novelties, recreative science, firemen's supplies, magic lanterns and slides, plays, joke books, magic tricks, badges, ornaments, all reproduced from the 1886 catalog collection of Peck and Snyder of New York. Each entry is complete with price and often boastful descriptions of the products amazing qualities. View more info

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Breaking Codes: Unravel 100 Cryptograms

By: Berloquin, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2014

Seller ID: 2284444

ISBN: 1454910658

Condition: Very Good


A few puzzles already filled in. 2014 Trade Paperback. 135 pp. For anyone interested in the science of secrecy and clandestine codes, renowned puzzle whiz Pierre Berloquin has created a collection of colorful exercises that gives amateurs an opportunity to test their deciphering skills. Berloquin formulates his clever cryptograms around the stories of 20 characters from fiction and history, including Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Hildegard of Bingen, and H. P. Lovecraft. Each short chapter features a brief historical background of the character and code, as well as five cryptograms—using... View more info

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Logical Chess: Move By Move

By: Chernev, Irving

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1966

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292083

Condition: Good


1st printing. Wrappers rubbed, light crease. 1966 Trade Paperback. An examination of chess strategy focusing on the importance of every move. View more info

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The Gist of Whist: Being a Concise Guide to the Modern Scientific Game, Embracing the Improved Method of American Leads and a Complete Glossary of the Common and Technical Terms

By: Coffin, Charles E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J. Selwin Tait & Sons: 1894

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2206180

Condition: Good


Third edition. General light wear to boards, front and rear hinges starting, pencil names to front endpaper verso. 1894 Small Hard Cover. xii, 102, [4] pp. CONTENTS: Part I. Fundamental Principles - Introductory, Explanations and Abbreviations, Theory of the Game, Whist Practice, General Rules; Part II. American Leads - Plain Suits, The Trump Suit; Part III. Conventional Plays - Second Hand Play, Third Hand Play, Fourth Hand Play, Later Leads; Part IV. Practical Precepts - Whist Memory, Strategic Play, Whist Etiquette, Glossary, The Laws of Whist. Whist is a classic English trick-taking card g... View more info

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Swedish and Russian Armies of The Great Northern War (Wargamers Introduction to the Age of Marlborough II [WIAM 2])

By: Condray, Patrick A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Editions Brokaw: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2276251

Condition: Good


Second edition. Wrappers stained, 2 inch closed tear on front wrapper, a few pages lightly foxed, a few pages with minor ink and pencil marks. 1986 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. Includes historical information and images of uniforms and flags, designed as reference for wargamers. View more info

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Games of the North American Indians

By: Culin, Stewart

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 2012

Seller ID: 2295681

ISBN: 0486231259

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2012 Trade Paperback. The most complete work ever prepared on the subject — based on museum collections, travel and ethnographic accounts, and author's own research. Covers over 200 tribes and everything from games of chance and dexterity to such minor amusements as shuttlecock and tipcat. Bureau of American Ethnology report worth a substantial sum in original edition. View more info

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Rochestrivia: The Updated 20th Anniversary Tribute Edition - 2,000 Amazing Questions and Answers All About the Flower City, Its People and Surrounding Towns

By: Dobrovitz, Pete

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Big Kids Productions: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2297330

ISBN: 0930249011

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Minor sticker remains on rear wrapper. 2005 Soft Cover. 203 pp. Color-coded thumb index tabs. 2,000 questions and answers all about Rochester New York. Book is color-coded to play with Trivial Pursuit. This is the second edition of this best selling book--revised with several hundred new questions. Released in tribute to the original author, former broadcaster Pete Dobrovitz who died in 2004. View more info

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Test Your Wits, Vol. 2

By: Doubleday, Eric

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ace Books: 1971

Seller ID: 2294846

Condition: Good


Light stain along bottom edge of wrappers, top corner of front wrapper missing. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. 192 pp. Illustrated with ingenious visual aids, Vol. II plays fair and square--all clues are spelled out or illustrated, and there are no hidden traps. You'll find: numbers games, problems in logic, matchstick games, pencil pushers, and for the armchair detectives, a collection of MiniMysteries, bringing you again Insp. Carter, that debonair Scotland Yard stalwart and his intrepid assistant, Sgt. Graham. Together the three of you will face--and solve--some of the most baffling crime-puzz... View more info

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Complete Plans for The Game of Skittles

By: Dudley, Bud

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village:

Seller ID: 2298811

Condition: Very Good


Includes folder. Sticker on folder, a few faint stains on folder. Materials list and instructions are included. From the collection of Old Sturbridge Village, a Living Museum of Early New England. View more info

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Dungeonology (Dungeons & Dragons) (Ologies)

By: Forbeck, Matt

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 2016

Seller ID: 2297757

ISBN: 0763693537

Condition: Fine


Still encased in plastic wrap. A fine copy. 2016 Large Hardcover. The world's most beloved roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons, joins the legendary 'Ology series as the renowned guide Volo Geddarm takes you on an unforgettable journey through the Forgotten Realms. From the dreaming spires of Waterdeep to the frozen majesty of Drizzt Do'Urden's Icewind Dale, and from the despicable Underdark to the mysterious Underchasm, you'll learn the history, secrets, and wonders of this incredible world. View more info

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A Slew of Swell Pencil Games: For One or Two Players (First Series)

By: Hart, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hart Publishing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 2207064

Condition: Very Good


A few faint creases, pages lightly toned. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 24 pp. Hours of fun: pencil polo, word mazes, jumbles, alfabits, blankies, plus the old favorites. View more info

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Hunter's Math Brain Teasers

By: Hunter, J. A. H.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1969

Seller ID: 2294847

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper corner lightly creased, light stain along edge of first few pages, two inch tear to last page. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 147 pp. For buffs and beginners--a challenging and exciting collection of math bafflers by one of the great puzzle experts of our time! View more info

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Expert Misbidding

By: Kerwin, Madeleine; Herts, B. Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Covici Freide: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1785600

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine toned, corners rubbed. 1932 Hard Cover. 140 pp. A series of examples taken from games played by Bridge 'superexperts', in which the author explains why many of the decisions made were foolish. Uncommon - OCLC shows 7 copies, all in northeast or abroad. View more info

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The Soviet School of Chess

By: Kotov, A.; Yudovich, M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1958

Seller ID: 2297143

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. 389 pp. A classic book on chess that includes insightful game analysis, profiles of 51 great players, photographs, a history of chess in Russia, the development of chess theory and strategy, and details on how the game is studied in the Soviet School. View more info

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The Adventure of Chess

By: Lasker, Edward

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1959

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2292082

Condition: Good


Second revised edition. Wrappers rubbed. 1959 Trade Paperback. An examination of the history and fundamentals of chess. View more info

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Play the Game: The Book That You Can Play!

By: Love, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reed Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287331

ISBN: 089169515X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes game pieces. Front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker on front jacket flap, jacket faintly toned. Boards slightly cocked. 1978 Large Hardcover. 96 pp. In full color. Includes game pieces. Over 40 games from the golden age of board games. Complete with counters and detailed rules. Presents a history of board games and instructions for playing 46 games from the late 18th to the mid-20th centuries. View more info

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Jot 'em Down Store: Catalogue, Calendar & Game and Party Book for 1939 [Got]

By: Lum and Abner [Lauck, Chester; Goff, Norris]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 2294684

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, light general wear. 1939 Hard Cover. 256 pp. Blue boards. Being a compilation of things about Pine Ridge, Arkansas, and also the best darn catalogue ever put out by a store. View more info

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The Think Tank: A Fantastic Collection of 3-D and Pop-Up Games and Puzzles

By: Moscovich, Ivan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 2197802

ISBN: 0789424290

Condition: Good


No jacket. A bit rubbed, pop-ups on pages 8 and 16 torn. 1998 Large Hardcover. 27 pp. Spectacular 3-D brain twisters sure to delight every member of the family. Dive into The Think Tank and discover an exciting collection of 3-D and pop-up games and puzzles. Each of the twenty-five original games challenges logic, perception, and creativity to make you think--and then think again. Try the Pyramaze, and ingenious maze with an extra dimension. Perhaps you would enjoy Laser Shields, a fast-paced game of reasoning. Or use your mind powers to solve Double Image, the folding jigsaw puzzle that revea... View more info

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What Is It?

By: Pistorius, Anna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilcox & Follett Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200001

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Dial missing from last page. Boards lightly rubbed. 1944 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Oblong - 9 1/4 x 12 1/4. Color pictorial paper over boards. A collection of riddles with color illustrations, the first in a series of What Is It titles released by this author. View more info

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Underhanded Backgammon

By: Prager, Arthur

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Books: 1977

Seller ID: 2292076

Condition: Good


Faint toning to inner wrappers. 1977 Trade Paperback. A devious guide to the art of backhanded backgammon. View more info

Image for The Boys' Own Book of Indoor Sports and Choice Parlor Games. A Compendium of Numerous New and All the Old Favorite Wonders That Have Served to Amuse Mankind in All Ages. The Secrets of Ventriloquism 'Given Away' by a Master; Conjuring and Stage Magic Fully Explained; All the Famous Card Tricks Made Easy. (Arlington Edition)

The Boys' Own Book of Indoor Sports and Choice Parlor Games. A Compendium of Numerous New and All the Old Favorite Wonders That Have Served to Amuse Mankind in All Ages. The Secrets of Ventriloquism 'Given Away' by a Master; Conjuring and Stage Magic Fully Explained; All the Famous Card Tricks Made Easy. (Arlington Edition)

By: Prof. Blitz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co., New York:

Seller ID: 1924372

Condition: Good


No jacket. Edges lightly stained & faded, front hinge starting, pages heavily toned. 117; 94; 72; 61 pp. 4-page terminal publisher ad. Original red cloth, black stamped titles & decorations. Four sections paginated separately, on parlor games, magic, ventriloquism, and boxing, all except the ventriloquism section include black & white illustrations. View more info

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The Complete Chess Course

By: Reinfeld, Fred

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1959

Seller ID: 2282523

ISBN: 0385004648

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed. 1959 Hard Cover. Combining eight volumes into one, the most comprehensive book on chess ever published. From opening gambit to endgame, this home-study chess course is the classic in the field. View more info

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Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (New Enlarged Improved Edition)

By: Swanfeldt, Andrew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2296798

Condition: Very Good


Faint stains along bottom of jacket spine base, jacket lightly rubbed. Bottom edge of boards lightly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. 568 pp. Includes 53,000 entries. View more info

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The Game of Chess: A Systematic Text-Book for Beginners and More Experienced Players

By: Tarrasch, Dr.; Smith, G. E.; Bone T. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David McKay Company: 1940

Seller ID: 2297899

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine very faintly toned, edges very lightly rubbed, ink name on front free endpaper. 1940 Hard Cover. xvi, 423 pp. CONTENTS: Note to English Edition; Author's Preface; The Elements; The End-Game; The Middle Game; The Opening; Games. View more info

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Skip to My Lou: 17 Singing Games

By: Tobitt, Janet E.; Girl Scouts of the United States of America

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Girl Scouts of the United States of America:

Seller ID: 2135202

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, minor biopredation to edges, ink name inside. 19 pp. Stapled binding. A collection of 17 singing games published by the Girl Scouts. View more info

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Tricks Every Boy Can Do

By: Todd, Joseph P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hart Publishing Company: 1948

Seller ID: 2294730

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Circular stain on front board, joints rubbed, ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1948 Hard Cover. 189 pp. Includes a multitude of illustrations in black, white, and red, teaching useful tricks to growing young boys, helping pave the way to an understanding in science and physics. View more info