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Bibliographies of Works on Playing Cards and Gaming (Criminology, Law Enforcement and Social Problems)

By JESSEL, Frederic and HORR, Norton

NJ: Patterson Smith, 1972. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in red and gold. An "as new" copy of this bibliography on cards and gambling. 311 pp. A bit hard to find in this protected condition. Includes a facsimile copy of Horr's Bibliography from 1892 bound into rear of book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$47.50

The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards (Signed, Ltd..)

By DAWSON, Tom and Judy

Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.: U. S. Games, 2000. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold in matching illustrated dust jacket. This copy is #136 of 500 copies in the Limited first edition. 324 pp. Quite scarce (only nine copies on OCLC/Worldcat). . Signed by Authors. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Limited Edition.

$245.00

A catalogue of the Cary Collection of Playing Cards in the Yale University Library - Four Volumes Complete

By KELLER, William

CT: Yale Library, 1981. Bound in blue cloth with illustration of a playing card to front panel. A tight, clean copy of this set of books on Playing Cards. Two Volumes are text, the other two are illustrations. 342 pp., 302 pp., 400 pp., 462 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$375.00

The History Of Playing Cards, With Anecdotes of their use in Conjuring, Fortune-Telling, And Card-Sharping.

By TAYLOR, Ed.

London: John Camden Hotten, 1865. Bound in recent red cloth, stamped in gold. This is an ex-lib copy, but no disturbing numbers on the spine. Top edge gilt. front end paper loose, a few stamps (from a private library) thoroughout -- but the book has held up well. 529 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$75.00

Blue Ruin: A Novel of the 1919 World Series
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Blue Ruin: A Novel of the 1919 World Series

By BOYD, Brendan C. & HARRIS, Fred C.

NY: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1991. Tight, clean copy of this baseball novel. 339 pp. Bound in blue cloth and boards, in matching dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

The Sociable or 1001 Home Amusements

By ARNOLD, George

NY: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1858. Bound in 1/2 red pebbled leather and marbled boards. Stamped in gold. Previous owner's neat ownership stamp to second free endpaper. Beautiful copy of this book on "Amusements" including parlor tricks by the author of "The Magician's Own Book". 375 pp. many illustrations. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$55.00

The Fights
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The Fights

By HOFF, Charles

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996. Bound in black cloth with silver lettering to spine; is in near-fine condition as is dustjacket. Has black and white pictures of fights illustrated throughout. 127 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 10 1/2" X 9".

$18.00

Mel Bay Presents John Lee Hooker Vintage Blues

By BAY, Mel

U.S.A.: Mel Bay Pubns, 1996. Spiral bound in glossy wraps with pictures of musician to front panel; is in near-fine condition. 140 pgs.. First Edition. Spiral Bound Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket. 11" X 8 1/2".

$18.00

Irish in Minnesota (People Of Minnesota)
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Irish in Minnesota (People Of Minnesota)

By REGAN, Ann

U.S.A.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2002. Bound in glossy pictoral wraps; shows a slightly splayed front panel and is in otherwise near-fine condition. Has photographs throughout volume. 89 pgs.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$12.00

The Book of Lost Fathers: Stories (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction)
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The Book of Lost Fathers: Stories (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction)

By WILSON, Robley

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. Bound in 3/4 brown boards with green cloth spine with gold lettering to spine; is in near-fine condition as is dustjacket. 226 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$13.00

Screening The Blues: Aspects Of The Blues Tradition (A Da Capo paperback)

By OLIVER, Paul

New York: Da Capo Press, 1989. Bound in glossy wraps; shows light toning to page edges and is in otherwise near-fine condition. 294 pgs.. First U.S.Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$13.00

Lilly Cullen:  Helena, Montana 1894  (Signed)
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Lilly Cullen: Helena, Montana 1894 (Signed)

By CULLEN, Ann

U.S.A.: Book Montana, 1999. Bound in glossy wraps that is signed by the author on title page. Has an "autgraphed copy" sticker to front panel & original price sticker to rear panel. Shows a scantly splayed front panel and is in otherwise near-fine condition. 267 pgs.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$13.00

Dizzy: John Birks Gillespie in His 75th Year

By TANNER, Lee

California: Pomegranate, 1993. Bound in black cloth with silver lettering to spine; is in fine condition as is the dustwrapper. 86 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 11" X 8 1/2".

$12.00

The Swift Progress of Population: A Documentary and Bibliographic Study of Philadelphia's Growth, 1642-1859 (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society)

By KLEPP, Susan E

Phila,: Amer Philosophical Society, 1991. Bound in glossy boards with a decorative front panel has the most miniscule of scuffs to corners but is in otherwise near-fine condition. 344 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to.

$16.00

Unpacking The Boxes

By HALL, Donald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Bound in green boards with gold lettering to spine is in near-fine condition as is dustjacket. 195 pgs. Subtitled, "A Memoir of a Life in Poetry". . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

Ferlinghetti Portrait
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Ferlinghetti Portrait

By FELVER, Christopher

UTAH: Gibbs Smith Publishers, 1998. Bound in grey cloth with embossed lettering to front panel and spine; has scant scuffing to spine ends & corners and is in otherwise near-fine condition. Dustwrapper shows minor wear to extremes, still near fine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 10 1/2" X 9".

$13.00

Alberta Hunter: A Celebration in Blues

By TAYLOR, Frank C

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. Bound in 3/4 deep orange boards with blue cloth spine, with copper lettering to spine and copper ISBN number to rear lower panel edge; is in near-fine condition. Dustwrapper shows minor occasional overall light rubbing. 311 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$16.00

A History Of The German Society of Pennsylvania Bicentenary Edition 1764-1964

By PFUND, Harry W

Phila: Dando-Schaff Printing and Publishing Company, 1964. Bound in red cloth with gold lettering to front panel and spine. Shows a slight splay of front panel with occasionl light overall rubbing. 130 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 11" X 8 1/2".

$12.00

Retro Football Games

By ANDERSON, Steve

MN: Flashback Publishing, 2014. Bound in Stiff colorful wraps with Football scene on front panel. A 200 page book on 90 years of tabletop football games, profusely illustrated. Handsome publication.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Oblong 4to.

$67.50

The Art of Queen the Eye
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The Art of Queen the Eye

By Ashdown, Richard, et al

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Smithmark Pub, 1998. With un-used CD in front pocket. Handsome 159 pp. book on illustrations that make up the game. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.00

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