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The Official Rules of Card Games; Hoyle Up-to-date 1915-1916
1 The Official Rules of Card Games; Hoyle Up-to-date 1915-1916
Cincinnati, Ohio The United States Playing Card Company 1916 Twentieth Edition Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Drawings and Ads 
Original stapled soft cover. Very few light pencil notes. Minor spotting to covers. Very interesting catalog of card designs and poker chips at back of book. Text is 255 pp. Catalog is 17 pp. LAID IN is a 4-page update to the Laws of Auction, which were changed after this book went to print. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Chess; The Teach Yourself Books, Abrahams, Gerald
2 Abrahams, Gerald Chess; The Teach Yourself Books
London Teach Yourself Books 1969 340-05544-8 Reprint of 1953 Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Drawings 
Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage, but a few tiny flecks of white on cover. Arranged into three parts: The Elements, Tactics and Strategy, and Chess Learning. Many illustrations showing pieces in position on the board. 256 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Improve Your Golf; the Professional Way , Adwick, Ken (et al)
3 Adwick, Ken (et al) Improve Your Golf; the Professional Way
N.Y. Doubleday 1987 Original Cloth Very Good  Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Colour and B/W Photos and Drawings 
Original green cloth on boards. Colour photo DJ has 6-inch repaired tear upper left. 160 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Scouting Games, Baden-Powell, Lord
4 Baden-Powell, Lord Scouting Games
London C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd. 1938 Reprint Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Light blue softcover. Cover pulled away from text block 2 inches at foot. Minimal underlining. All text easily readable. A wide variety of games, including some for every imaginable situation. 144 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Games for Hallow-e'en, Blain, Mary E.
5 Blain, Mary E. Games for Hallow-e'en
N.Y. Barse and Hopkins 1912 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original red cloth on boards. Cover edges faded from moisture, not affecting interior. Most of these games are dated, the results deciding who will marry first, who will have a long and happy life, whose lover is true, etc. Interesting as a sociological study. 60 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Contract Bridge of 1930, Boyden, Elizabeth Clark and Warren, Mrs. Prescott
6 Boyden, Elizabeth Clark and Warren, Mrs. Prescott Contract Bridge of 1930
N.Y. Harcourt, Brace 1930 Original Cloth Fair No Jacket Ex-Library 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Attractive black cloth with red dec. and lettering. Part l - Bidding. Part II - Play. Part III - Illustrated Hands, plus Laws and Index of Laws. Minor edge wear, upper right corner of title page clipped "WD" on FFEP. 200 pp. "Resist the thrill the Slams might bring, and be content. The game's the thing." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Scrabble Book, Brandreth, Gyles
7 Brandreth, Gyles The Scrabble Book
N.Y. Mallard Press 1990 0-792-45360-3 / 9780792453604 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings and Charts 
Original full colour laminated boards. Unclipped DJ matches. No writing or damage. Rules, history, puzzles, challenges, foreign language, records, answers, bibliography. A perfect gift. 221 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Contract Bridge Red Book On Play, Culbertson, Ely
8 Culbertson, Ely Contract Bridge Red Book On Play
Philadelphia John C. Winston Company 1934 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Frontispiece Portrait 
Red cloth on boards. Gilt lettering worn. Slight wear to head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name in bold pencil. Overall a sound and clean copy which has been well cared for. Written by the acknowledged expert of the period. Check our listings for other titles by this author or his wife. 616 pp. with index. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Culbertson's Summary of Contract Bridge, Culbertson, Ely
9 Culbertson, Ely Culbertson's Summary of Contract Bridge
Chicago John C. Winston Company 1944 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Inscribed and Signed By Author
Blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ. Thumb-indexed pages on sturdy card stock. Convenient pocket size. 64 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Contract Bridge for Beginners, Culbertson, Josephine
10 Culbertson, Josephine Contract Bridge for Beginners
London Faber and Faber, Limited 1944 Second Edition Reset Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Blue cloth on boards. DJ has small tears head and foot of spine. No writing. Untrimmed edges. 192 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi , Devol, George H.
11 Devol, George H. Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi
N.Y. Henry Holt and Company 1926 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good  No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original deep red cloth with hand of cards in circle on boards. Cover a bit grubby, but no writing except previous owner's name in light pencil. Typo in spine title states "of" instead of "on". Racial slurs. 288 pp.  
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Jumbo Entertainer , Hart, Harold
12 Hart, Harold The Jumbo Entertainer
N.Y. Hart Publishing Company 1946 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Uncredited Cartoons 
Original yellow cloth with red titles on boards. No DJ. A big book of quizzes, games, contests, and jokes (clean ones) for any age and occasion. A few pencilled answers erased. Correct answers at back of book. Multi-pic endpapers. Previous owner's name. 383 pp.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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"Saturday" Auction Bridge, Hellespont
13 Hellespont "Saturday" Auction Bridge
London West Strand Publishing Co., Ltd. 1910 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Green cloth on boards. Cover shows four gold aces. Laws of Auction Bridge. Declarations. Bidding. Doubling. Trumps. No Trumps. Strategy. Amenities. This book has been used, resulting in some looseness in the binding. Foxing spots to the edges. 207 pp. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Game of Euchre; Including Treatises on French Euchre, Set-Back Euchre, Etc. And Progressive Euchre, Keller, John W.
14 Keller, John W. The Game of Euchre; Including Treatises on French Euchre, Set-Back Euchre, Etc. And Progressive Euchre
N.Y. Frederick A. Stokes 1887 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Uncredited Cover 
Original off-white illustrated paper boards backed in green cloth. Minor corner wear. No writing. 82 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Teach Yourself Canasta, Konstam, Kenneth
15 Konstam, Kenneth Teach Yourself Canasta
London English Universities Press, Ltd. 1964 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ lightly laminated to provide protection from food and fingerprints. Careful reading of this book can have you playing in a jiffy ! 153 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Picnics and Outdoor Games , Lipting, Bigelow
16 Lipting, Bigelow Picnics and Outdoor Games
Boston United Society of Christian Endeavor 1927 First ( No Additional printings) Decorative Cloth Very Good  No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Uncredited Colour Cover 
Original pictorial tan cloth on boards. Previous owners' names. Striking cover of three youths singing around a campfire while two play tennis in the background. In the rules for Dollar Quoits: "If you have no silver dollars (In the East they are scarce) use half dollars." 106 pp. plus ads.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Expert Auction; A Clear Exposition of the Game as Actually Played By Experts with Numerous Suggestions for Improvement , Shepard, E.V.
17 Shepard, E.V. Expert Auction; A Clear Exposition of the Game as Actually Played By Experts with Numerous Suggestions for Improvement
N.Y. Harper and Brothers 1916 Decorative Cloth Very Good  No Jacket Ex-Library 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original bright blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on boards. No DJ. Three small stamps from Southern Colorado State College Library. Two small spots upper left cover. SEE PHOTO. Binding strained but not separated. 245 pp.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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