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Otherlands: Advanced Dungeons and Dragons ( AD&D 2nd Edition ) Dragonlance Official Game Accessory
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Otherlands: Advanced Dungeons and Dragons ( AD&D 2nd Edition ) Dragonlance Official Game Accessory

By Haring, Scott; Terra, John; Bennie, Scott

Lake Geneva, WI: TSR, 1990. VERY GOOD Softcover, 8.5" by 11", 96 pages. Sourcebook contains three new areas on the planet Krynn - Chorane, Selasia and Watermere. Crisp & clean, tight, no markings, very light edge wear to covers only, no color map.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

Endplays: Eliminations, Squeezes, Coups (Bridge)

By Coffin, George S

London, U.K.: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1950. VG HC, no DJ. 1st Printing of the Fourth Master Edition (an amended reprint of the 1938 Master Edition). Slight wear & light soiling to boards, interiors FINE. 5" by 7.5", 212 pages. This book reveals the innermost secrets of the card game of Bridge, scientifically classified for quick reference. Chapter titles include: basic eliminations, imperfect eliminations, ruffing eliminations, compound eliminations, repeating eliminations, basic squeezes, basic squeeze variations, basic double squeezes, double squeeze variations, triple squeezes, analysis of guards, finesse by discovery, the saturation point, defence against squeezes, strip and squeeze, basic coups, compound coups, multiple coups, hybrid coups, miscellaneous coups, famous problems. George Sturgis Coffin was the New England Contract Champion, and wrote or published nearly 200 books on bridge, poker, cribbage and other card games. He made a large contribution to the theory of end-games. Making a considerable impact on the game of bridge in its early years, he claimed to have been the first to make a gambit which he called the Coffin Coup.. Hard Cover.

$19.95

Patterns from Peasant Embroidery

By Beautement, Margaret

London, U.K.: Batsford, 1968. FINE/VERY GOOD First Edition, 1st Printing. A beautiful volume, appears unread, clean & unmarked, no wear - in a nice clipped DJ with minor shelf wear and light chipping. 5.75" by 8.75", 96 pages. - - - A very collectible book for needle-crafters. Written by the curator at the Embroiderers Guild, this is a collection of traditional patterns of the peasants of Scandinavia, Italy, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Israel, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Yugoslavia. 80 working drawings illustrate a wide range of motifs: plants, flowers, animals, birds, figures and ships.. Hard Cover.

$11.95

Hebe Cox's Canvas Embroidery

By Cox, Hebe

London, U.K.: Mills & Boon, 1960 NEAR-FINE/VERY GOOD First Edition. Great copy: clean, tight, unmarked. Clipped DJ has minor creases & 2 short closed tears. 5.5" by 8.5", 92 pages, color frontispiece, many b&w photos and illustrations.- This vintage volume describes and illustrates 40 different stitches for canvas embroidery. Excellent chapters on design and church kneelers.. Hard Cover.

$11.95

Weekend Sewer\'s Guide to Dresses: Time-Saving Sewing with a Creative Touch
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Weekend Sewer's Guide to Dresses: Time-Saving Sewing with a Creative Touch

By Matthews, Kate

Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 1998 NEAR-FINE/VERY GOOD+ First Edition, 1st Printing. Boards have two tiny nicks on edges (corners fine), otherwise as-new. Unclipped DJ has two tiny tears. 8.75" by 10.25", 143 pristine pages. - - - More than 30 dress designs from standard easy-to-make patterns. Each pattern shows how a simple or ingenious change can turn a classic style into a brand new expression of your creativity. Step-by-step instructions included.. Hardcover with Dust-Jacket.

$8.95