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The Penguin Book of Patience
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The Penguin Book of Patience

By Parlett, David

London: Penguin Books. Near Fine. 1980. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fourth printing. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. ; Penguin Handbooks; B&W Illustrations; 368 pages; Details of over 250 games of patience (500 including variants) , ranging from the stunningly simple to the compulsively complex. .

$5.66

The Complete Book Of Scrabble
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The Complete Book Of Scrabble

By Brandreth, Gyles

London: Warner Books. Near Fine. 1992. Third Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover photo by John Knights. ; 192 pages; Revised edition including the extra rules formulated at the UK Scrabble Championship. .

$5.66

Discovering Mah-jong
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Discovering Mah-jong

By Bell, R C

Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd. Very Good. 1988. Revised Edition; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Corner creasing to front cover. ; Fifth printing, 1988. Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. ; The Discovering Series; Vol. 222; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 48 pages; An excelent introduction to the ancient Chinese game. .

$3.56

The Past of Pastimes
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The Past of Pastimes

By Bartlett, Vernon

London: Chatto & Windus. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Tape shadows to endpapers with some foxing, missing front endpaper. ; Khaki cloth boards with red lettering to spine. DJ protected by clear library sleeve taped to inside covers. Good reading copy. DJ illustration taken from the frontispiece of The Compleate Gamester by Charles Cotton, published in 1674. ; B&W Illustrations; 160 pages; A fascinating history of how people have amused themselves over the centuries. .

$10.12

Let's Go Camping
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Let's Go Camping

By Raven, Druce

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very Good+. 1959. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf and edge wear, light foxing to endpapers. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover artwork uncredited. ; Nelson Juniors; B&W Illustrations; 256 pages; Originally published in 1940, a classic guide to the great outdoors and the pleasures and pitfalls of camping. Updated to reflect changes in prices of camping equipment. .

$28.57

The Ideas Behind The Chess Openings
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The Ideas Behind The Chess Openings

By Fine, Reuben

London: G Bell and Sons Ltd. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1954. Third Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ with some foxing to flies and reverse. Corners lightly bumped, faint ink name to front endpaper, fly shadows to endpapers, some heavy foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Third printing, 1954. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. ; Diagrams; 256 pages; Excellent book on chess openings revealing the reasons and objectives for the opening moves and how they will dictate the future line of play in both attack and defence. .

$8.63

Arthur Negus Enjoys....Country Houses
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Arthur Negus Enjoys....Country Houses

By Hunt, Chris

London: BBC Books. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1985. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, small surface tear to edge of contents page, some foxing to endpapers. ; Burgandy cloth boards with white and yellow lettering to front cover and spine. Cover design uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Photographs; 224 pages; The much loved expert from TV antiques program 'Going for a Song', visits and comments on twelve great country houses and their collections. Book that accompanied the TV series 'Arthur Negus Enjoys'. .

$17.85

Freshwater And Saltwater Aquaria
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Freshwater And Saltwater Aquaria

By Knowles, Sir Francis G W

London: George G. Harrap & Company. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1963. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ with slight loss to top edges. Ex school library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Some foxing to DJ, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Fifth printing, 1963. Turquoise cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ artwork uncredited. ; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 176 pages; An excellent guide to setting up aquaria and the problems that can crop up whilst maintaining an environment within the home for various types of aquatic life. .

$14.28

Bridge For Beginners
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Bridge For Beginners

By Mollo, Victor; Gardener, Nico

London: Pan Books. Very Good. 1986. Revised Edition; Sixth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some edge and shelf wear with tiny split to base of spine. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover photo by Derek Askem. ; 192 pages .

$7.13

Origami  The Art of Paper Folding
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Origami The Art of Paper Folding

By Harbin, Robert

London: Coronet Books. Good; Some reading and cover creases, sunned spine, paper heavily toned . with slight water staining to fore edge, old ink price to front endpaper. . ; Reading copy only.. 1971. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . B&W Illustrations; 192 pages; Originally published as "Teach Yourself Origami". Good introduction tp the art of origami teaching basic folds with illustrated instructions for over forty models. .

$2.98

Total Poker
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Total Poker

By Spanier, David

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Good+; Some shelf and edge wear with surface tear to bottom fore of rear . cover, some water staining to bottom fore corner throughout. ; Good . reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Ivan Hissey.. 1978. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 224 pages; A book for Poker players who want to win with an in depth examination of tactics, techniques, bluffs and skills required for success. Don't try to beat the odds, just the other players. ; 0140047549 .

$4.75

How To Draw

By Hill, Adrian

London: Pan Books. Very Good; Light reading creases and edge wear, small closed tear to front . cover and endpaper, some foxing to inside covers with small pencil sketch . to rear. ; Pan Piper XP18. Nice tight flat copy, no names inside. Cover . photo coutesy of BBC.. 1963. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Illustrations; 168 pages; Very useful guide on how to make your drawing more professional by the TV presentor of Sketch Club. Hill also held the distinction of being the first war artist appointed by the Imperial War Museum to record the conflict on the Western Front during World War 1. .

$5.06

Home Brewed Beers And Stouts

By Berry, C. J. J.

Andover, Hampshire: Amateur Winemaker. Very Good+; Minor cover creases, light foxing. ; Nice tight flat copy, no . names inside. Two additional recipes laid in.. 1973. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Eighth Printing; B&W Illustrations; 120 pages; The classic book on home brewing of ales, beers and stouts. ; 0900841028 .

$4.75

Amateur Winemaker Recipes

By Berry, C. J. J.

Andover, Hampshire: Amateur Winemaker. Good; Minor cover creases, clear tape repair to spine, sticker tear to . front cover, fore edge slightly chewed. ; Good reading copy, no names or . marks inside.. 1975. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Thirteenth Printing; Cartoons; 136 pages; 0900841109 .

$3.87

Brewing Better Beers

By Shales, Ken

Andover, Hampshire: Amateur Winemaker. Very Good; Light cover creases, sticker tear to front cover, minor foxing. . ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside.. 1971. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Tenth Printing; B&W Illustrations; 96 pages; An advanced book for the serious beer brewer, and presumably serious beer drinker on how to make better home brews. ; 0900841060 .

$3.87

First Steps In Winemaking

By Berry, Cyril J. J.

London: Amateur Winemaking Publications. Very Good; Light reading and cover creasing, slight foxing. ; Nice tight . copy, no names inside.. Fourth Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Thiry-Fourth Printing; B&w Illustrations and Photogra; 192 pages; A complete month-by month guide to winemaking, including the production of cider, perry and mead, in your own home, with over 130 recipes. ; 090084101X .

$6.25

Liqueurs, Aperitifs And Fortified Wines

By Olney, Bruce

London: Mills & Boon. Very Good+; Slight cover grime. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, . appears unread.. 1972. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Illustrations; 128 pages; Excellent guide on how to enhance a meal by proceeding it with and aperitif and following it with a liqueur with sections on commercially available types and how to make your own at home. ; 0263052028 .

$6.25

Preserving Winemaking Ingredients

By Belt, T. Edwin

Andover, Hampshire: Amateur Winemaker. Very Good+; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread.. 1967. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fifth Printing; B&W Illustrations; 128 pages; Excellent guide on how to preserve wine making Ingredients for later use through drying and freezing, as well as bottling and the production of a whole range of unusual syrups, jams and jellies. ; 0900841044 .

$6.25

130 New Winemaking Recipes

By Berry, C. J. J.

Andover, Hampshire: Amateur Winemaker. Very Good+; Minor cover creases. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside.. 1975. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Sixteenth Printing; Cartoons; 136 pages; Companion volume to First Steps in Winemaking. ; 0999390023 .

$4.75

First Steps In Winemaking

By Berry, Cyril J. J.

London: Amateur Winemaking Publications. Very Good; Some reading and cover creasing, small sticker tear to front . cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1977. Sixth Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Third Printing; B&w Illustrations and Photogra; 192 pages; A complete month-by month guide to winemaking, including the production of cider, perry and mead, in your own home, with over 130 recipes. ; 0900841400 .

$6.25

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