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The Game of Go: The National Game of Japan by  Arthur Smith - Hardcover - 9th Printing - 1962 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.com

The Game of Go: The National Game of Japan

by Smith, Arthur

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Rutland, Vermont: Charles E Tuttle Company, 1962. Hardbound . 9th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards; the spine is slanted, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is partially price clipped. Illustrated in black and white with game diagrams. From the jacket blurb: ''Arthur Smith was one of the first Westerners to make a scientific study of the game of Go, and his classic work has never been surpassed for completeness, lucidity, and all-round excellence. This volume was photographically reproduced from the now rare original edition of 1908.'' This Charles E Tuttle edition was first published in 1956; this is a later printing. small 8vo (about 7.5 inches tall) 220 pages. Glossary.

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