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Fun & Games of Long Ago

By: Americana Review

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Americana Review: 1975

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC17657BB


W4 - Book has some chipping, light discoloration and shelf wear. View more info

Vulnerable in Hearts: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, And Contract Bridge

By: Balfour, Sandy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Book ID: EC8765BB


AN1 - A fascinating, playful history of bridge, framed by a son's memoir of his father. View more info

The Egyptian Jukebox: A Conundrum

By: Bantock, Nick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC7128BB


M6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, DJ has wrinkling on the edges and corners, corners of the inside flaps trimmed, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpapers, some residue on the front, rubbing on the back, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has wrinkling on some edges and corners, some loose hinges, blackened info on the top page edges, label residue on the front loose endpaper, some stains, discoloration, and shelf wear otherw... View more info

The Eudaemonic Pie

By: Bass, Thomas A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5109BB


F3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has price clipped, some foxing, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has inscription on the bottom right corner of the half-title page, foxing, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Includes a laid in note from the publisher. The bizarre true story of how a band of physicists and computer wizards took on Las Vegas. View more info

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Sensational Tales of Mystery Men

By: Goldston, Will

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Magico Magazine: 1981

Edition: Limited

Book ID: EC21989BB


CF5 - A limited numbered edition (no. 109 of 500) hardcover book in very good condition that has tanning, light discoloration and shelf wear. Blue covered boards with gilt lettering. This is number 109 of a limited edition reprint of a classic book about the history of magic by Will Goldston. It includes two sections: the first section is historical accounts of famous magicians, the second section (66 pages) details various magic tricks. 5"x7", 324 pages. Satisfa... View more info

Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom

By: Holden, Anthony

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Book ID: EC20721BB


CM4 - An advance uncorrected reader's proof paperback book in very good condition that has some scattered wrinkling and crease, light discoloration and shelf wear. Author of the classic memoir Big Deal: A Year as a Professional Poker Player returns to the tables to chronicle the spectacular boom (and potential bust) of the poker industry, and his own quixotic quest to win the World Series title. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Super Stereogram

By: Horibuchi, Seiji (Executive Editor)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Cadence Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: HB218BB


U2 - DJ and book have very light shelf wear otherwise fine. In this book, a new generation of stereo pairs is presented, using ever-developing computer technology. View more info

The Rise Of The Indian Rope Trick: How A Spectacular Hoax Became History

By: Lamont, Peter

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Thunder's Mouth Press: 2005

Book ID: SCW13731


BE4 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a very, very light label stain on the back plus there is some very light rubbing on the back. A book about the idea of teh Indian rope trick as a successful hoax in the West. Illustrated with black and white reproductions... View more info

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Manual De Ajedrez (Chess Manual)

By: Lasker, Emanuel

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Colonia del Valle, Mexico, DF, Editorial Planeta Mexicana, SA de CV: 1998

Edition: Spanish Language Edition

Book ID: FL0002


F3 - A Spanish language edition trade paperback ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket as issued. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, copyright page, and back free endpaper. Emanuel Lasker was probably the greatest chess player of modern times. Certainly, no man has remained a champion of the world for longer than him - 28 ye... View more info

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Manual De Ajedrez

By: Lasker, Emanuel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Colonia del Valle, Mexico, DF, Editorial Planeta Mexicana, SA de CV: 1999

Book ID: ec46499


CJ3 - An ex-library paperback book in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some scattered wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Manuall de Ajedrez por Emanuel Lasker (Campeion Mundial 1894-1921) con 303 diagrams. Text in Spanish. 8.25"x5.25", 317 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Play of Words: Fun and Games for Language Lovers

By: Lederer, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10057BB


BO6 - DJ has price clipped, wrinkling and crease on some edges, corners, and sides, label on the front, some light scratches, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has stains on the page edges, previous owner's inscription written on the page before the title page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed by the author on the half-title page. View more info

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The Backwash Squeeze & Other Improbable Feats: A Newcomer's Journey into the World of Bridge

By: McPherson, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperColins Publishers: 2007

Book ID: EC20750BB


CM5 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Discover the story behind one of the most revered pastimes - and perhaps America's next card craze - in this hip, thoroughly engaging homage. 8.25"x5.5", 341 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Big League Checkers

By: Ryan, William F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Leonard L. Hall: 1961

Book ID: EC30619BB


CX6 - A hardcover book in poor condition that has cover edgewear with bumped corners, rubbing, chipping, and light scratches, lightly loose hinge, significant writing, marking, and underlinig, scattered stains, discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. 8.25"x5.5", 197 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Magic with Everyday Objects

By: Schindler, George

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1988

Book ID: HB74BB


F5 - DJ and book have very, very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Over 150 tricks anyone can do at the dinner table. View more info

Recyclopedia: Games, Science Equipment, and Crafts from Recycled Materials

By: Simons, Robin

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1976

Edition: 8th Printing

Book ID: EC4836BB


AT2 - Book has tear on the top right corner corner, some chipping on the back bottom edge, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. RECYCLE at the Boston Children's Museum is a source of raw materials for education and crafts projects. View more info

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The Bobby Singer Method Winning At Blackjack

By: Singer, Bobby

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scottsdale, Arizona, CSP, Inc.: 1998

Book ID: EC21047BB


U1 - 8 (eight) cassettes in near fine condition that has some light wear in very good cover/case that has some light cracks on the spine, light discoloration and wear. Has only two workbooks: Winning At Blackjack: The complete approach to mastering the skill of playing winning Blackjack; How to Win Money... playing all Casino games! 12.25"x10". Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Ken Uston on Blackjack

By: Uston, Ken

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Lee, New Jersey, Barricade Books Inc.: 1992

Book ID: EC27081BB


BX4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition that has some wrinkling, crease, and bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Secrets of winning at '21' by the $5,000,000 man. 9"x6", 212 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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A Texan's Garden of Trivia

By: Welch, June R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, GLA Press: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC37758BB


CN2 - A first printing trade paperback book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition that has some bumped corners, some smudge and marked out info on the back, light tanning and shelf wear. A Texan's Garden of Trivia (with an occasional smidgen of significance). 8.25"x5.25", 196 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Chess!: A Fun Game to Learn and Play

By: Wilkinson, Sinclair L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Xlibris Corporation: 2009

Book ID: EC34888BB


BP3 - An advance copy trade paperback book in very good condition that is lightly curled, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Chess! is a comprehensive guide written to teach readers the basics of the game, its history, its impact on the world and why it is labeled "the game of life". 9"x6", 274 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info