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  • AHA! GOTCHA: Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight. by Gardner, Martin.
    Gardner, Martin.
    AHA! GOTCHA: Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - Paradoxes illustrated and explained, and grouped in several categories including logic, time, statistics. Among these are Lewis Carroll's Crqzy Clocks, an appropriate choice for an author perhaps best known for "The Annotated Alice."" References and suggested readings. Slightly oversized square format. 164 pp. ISBN: 0-716714140.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82700
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  • Goren, Charles H.
    POINT COUNT BIDDING: In Contract Bridge

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961.

    Condition: Good (edges worn, creases in cover, pages slightly yellowed)

    Book ID: 10762
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  • KINGS GAMBIT: A Son, A Father, and the Worlds Most Dangerous Game. by Hoffman, Paul.
    Hoffman, Paul.
    KINGS GAMBIT: A Son, A Father, and the Worlds Most Dangerous Game.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Hyperion (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - Interweaving tales of the history of chess, with the emotionally charged story of the author's own relation to chess, his experiences in playing with his father and his attempt to get back into competitive chess. Annotations , source notes, index 433 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4013-00975.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60730
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  • COME UP: San Francisco Bar Dice Games. by Jacobs, Gil,
    Jacobs, Gil,
    COME UP: San Francisco Bar Dice Games.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Cupertino, CA: Dixon Press, 1976. First edition - Rules for over 70 different dice games played in the 'watering holes' of San Francisco. Includes 7-page index of terminology and sample score sheets. 124 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only (rubbing and wear to the covers, some penciled numbers in book and inside back cover)

    Book ID: 87319
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  • MINECRAFT HACKS: The Unofficial Guide to Tips and Tricks the Official Guides Won't Teach You. by Miller, Megan
    Miller, Megan
    MINECRAFT HACKS: The Unofficial Guide to Tips and Tricks the Official Guides Won't Teach You.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Sky Pony Press, (2014). Hardcover first edition - Illustrated in full color throughout. 149 pp. ISBN: 978-1632204400.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards (a new copy).

    Book ID: 78608
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  • Rice, Charlie.
    CHALLENGE! Fun with Puzzles, Word Games, Riddles and Problems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Kansas City, MO: Hallmark, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated by Walter Swartz. Small volume of 61 pages - answers are at the back.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, some crinkling from dampness, no staining)

    Book ID: 25814
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  • NEW PUZZLES IN LOGICAL DEDUCTION. by Summers, George J.
    Summers, George J.
    NEW PUZZLES IN LOGICAL DEDUCTION.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Dover Publications, (1968). First edition - A Dover Press original, with puzzles told in story form and of gradually increasing difficulty. 121 pp. ISBN: 0-486220893.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 82349
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  • THE BOOK OF GAMES with Directions How to Play Them. by White, Mary.
    White, Mary.
    THE BOOK OF GAMES with Directions How to Play Them.

    Edition: Sixteenth edition.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. Hardcover - A popular book, as evidenced by its many printings over the years (the first edition was in 1896 under the title of "The Book of a Hundred Games") but still rather uncommon in any early edition. The games are divided into those requiring preparation, impromptu games, and games for special occasions. 191 pp/

    Condition: Good overall in ivory cloth with gilt lettering (prev owner's name dated 1912, corners bumped)

    Book ID: 66497
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  • THE PLAY-PARTY IN INDIANA. by Wolford, Leah Jackson.
    Wolford, Leah Jackson.
    THE PLAY-PARTY IN INDIANA.

    Edition: First edition.

    Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1916 (1917). Hardcover first edition - A discussion of the circumstances which both led to the popularity of play-parties, and its subsequent almost disappearance except in very rural areas. Includes dances, songs, games, for children and adults. A title in the Indiana Historical Collections series (since by law a copy was provided to every library in Indiana and others reserved for Indiana University, it is unusual that this copy is not ex-library) Bibliography. 120 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark green cloth with gilt lettering - some light toning to the pages and rubbing to the lettering, short edge tear on leaf 11-12.

    Book ID: 88436
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