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Round Games at Cards, Cavendish
1 Cavendish Round Games at Cards
London Thomas De La Rue and Co 1887 Second Edition Gold Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 6 ½ x 4¼ Inches 
Excellent book on the rules and playing of various card games, 61 pages plus 3 pages of adverts in clean condition just some very light overall browning due to usual quality of paper used, paper is sound not brittle, tanning is very slight. Some light diagonal creases to a few pages more bends in the paper than actual hard creases,neat former owners name opposite the title page, very informative text, NO dustwrapper. outer decorated boards are slightly dusty with age and slightly faded on spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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The Black Out Book Being One Hundred and One Black Out Nights Entertainment, Evelyn August
2 Evelyn August The Black Out Book Being One Hundred and One Black Out Nights Entertainment
London George G Harrap and Co Ltd 1939 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5½ Inches Woods 
A fascinating book published to provide things to do in the black out nights of the war, magic tricks, things to make, puzzles to solve. The book also incorporates Strictly Personal and A-Zoo by Muriel and Sydney Box. Contains 216 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges., a few light marks and spine a little faded. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Ma Jung Manual, Henry M Snyder
3 Henry M Snyder The Ma Jung Manual
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1923 First Edition Gold Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 ½ x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on Ma Jung the board game that originated in China and spread to Japan and worldwide, 131 pages in bright clean condition just slight browning to outer edges of the pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, neat former owners name on first blank page. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have attraxctive gold dragon design, a few light marks small bumps to two corners and light rubbing to edges gold on boards a little dulled especially to spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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My Story, Matt Busby
4 Matt Busby My Story
London The Sportsmans Book Club 1959 First Book Club Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 21 X 13 Cms 
The story of Matt Busby as told to David R Jack. 208 pages, the first issue in the Sportsmans Book Club series. Much detail his life in Football accompanied by many old photographs. Book is very bright and clean, a little light bumping on one corner and rear edge, quite minor,couple light marks on front board. Dustwrapper is bright and clean, two very small closed tears on bottom rear of wrapper about 0.5 cms very tiny, small mark on front of wrapper. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 S Beach Chester Round the Green Cloth
London Stanley Paul 1928 First Cloth Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 23 x 14 .5 Cms 
Interesting book on the author's life of gambling in various casinos, 254 pp some foxing, mostly on first few pages.Front hinge inside shows webbing but is sound, has library plate on inside rear endpaper, cloth boards have light marks and little rubbed on edges, a good reading copy,sound and not that unattractive, an honest list of faults making it sound worse than looks. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Brilliant Touch 240 Chess Brilliances, W Korn
6 W Korn The Brilliant Touch 240 Chess Brilliances
London Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd 1950 First Cloth Covered Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22 X 14 Cms 
A very interesting book on brilliant chess strategies taken from various championships, reproduced here to inspire Chess players everywhere. 101 pages with over 200 brilliancies described accompanied by line drawings of the boards and the positions for clear understanding of the moves.Book is overall clean and bright just a few very light foxing marks on early pages, barely noticeable and a few light marks on cloth boards where colour has been slightly bleached, wrapper bright and clean just lightest of rubbing. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Chess for Beginners in a Series of Progressive Lessons, William Lewis
7 William Lewis Chess for Beginners in a Series of Progressive Lessons
London Chapman and Hall Ltd 1837 Second Edition Revised Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 6 ¼ x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on learning the game of Chess, 152 pages in bright clean condition just the very occasional small mark, previous owners details written neatly on inside front board. Many col;our and B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper outer boards are a little worn on edges with a small loss to top of spine ¾inch deep. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 89.99 GBP
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Billiards In Easy Stages, Willie Smith
8 Willie Smith Billiards In Easy Stages
London Sir Isaac Pitman 1935 Reprint Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 ¼ x 4 ¾ Inches 
Very informative book on the game of Billiards, original publication from 1935, contains 92 pages plus 35 pages adverts all in bright clean condition just light browning to first couple of pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed on edgesand some marking to rear. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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