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STEEPLE CHASE Tic et Patte
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STEEPLE CHASE Tic et Patte

By French board game.

Boston: Goode, 130 Newbury Street, n.d.. Illustrated by game board. game board, 4 colored lead horse pieces, two dice, one solid wood dice cup, 40 blue/green tokens in a cardboard tray housed in a red box. 9.675 x 5.675-inch board. Fine. Unopened playing pieces in stapled plastic bags. French directions on top cover, English directions folded and laid in from Goode..

$40.00

Lustiges Einmaleins [Funny Multiplication Tables] No. 3102. 5 x 8 ist 40, macht wer's nicht glaubt der irrt sich.
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Lustiges Einmaleins [Funny Multiplication Tables] No. 3102. 5 x 8 ist 40, macht wer's nicht glaubt der irrt sich.

By [Sala, Adolph].

Berlin: Verlag Adolph Sala (with early company seal), n.d. ca. 1895. Illustrated by Nine 12.8x18.4cm colored boards (French, German, English) each with 8-3.5cm circles or tokens with the problem in a piece of the background covering the answer. Boxed game . approx. 17.5x19.5x4cm. Very Good/none/Very Good. Box relined, with edges restored in acid free paper, new hinge by KTB of Old Working Books & Bindery. Multiplication token game missing two tokens: 2x13=26 (Der Circus; Le Cirque, The Circus) and 2x17=34 (Das Forsthaus; La maison de forestier; The forester's house). Other cards: Grossvaters Beburtstag (La fete de grand-papa; Grandfather's Birthday), Landliches Gluck (Bonhuer champetre; Happy country life), Im Manover (Le manoeuvre, The maneuver), Der Maskenball (Le bal masque, The Masquerade), Die Meierei (La metairie, The Farm), Ruckkehr vom Felde (Retour du champ; return from the field), Sommerfreuden (Plaisirs d'ete, Pleasures in summertime). Original Gebrauchsanweisung (Original usage instructions) in Fraktur laid in..

$150.00

JAPANESE GAME OF "GO". Tourist Library No. 27
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JAPANESE GAME OF "GO". Tourist Library No. 27

By Mihori, Fukumensi.

Tokyo: Board of Tourist Industries, Japanese Government Railways, (1939). Translated by Z. T. Iwado. Illustrated by Color frontis, 10 diagrams and sepia photographs and reproductions. Assumed first edition. 234 L27-2039. Yapped card cover, with topboard illustration ad title. 12mo. pp. 76, [8] plates and colophon price 2Y. Very Good/missing original glassine/In mylar protector. Light edge soil to cover, internally near fine. List 27 titles and 5 in preparation. "Like Chess, Go is a game of skill - it has been described as being like four Chess games going on together on the same board - but it differs from Chess in many ways. The rules of Go are very simple and though, like Chess, it is a challenge to players' analytical skills, there is far more scope in Go for intuition....As an intellectual challenge Go is extraordinary. The rules are very simple, yet it resists all attempts to program computers to play Go." (British Go Assn)..

$35.00

THAT EXTRA TRICK.
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THAT EXTRA TRICK.

By Rendel, Robert 1885-1944.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1932). Illustrated by colored suite hands. First (SD) edition. Decorated yellow cloth, thick paper issue. 8vo. pp. 126. Very Good/Lacks jacket. Pencil owner, worn corners and soiled cover; internally very good. Foreword by Frank England. Rare contract bridge title from British film actor. 1940s Osborn and Culbertson bridge newspaper articles laid in..

$75.00

INTELLIGENCE TEST, Set of 12 different hypothetical questions.

Joliet, Ill: P. F. Volland Co, circa early 1900's. Illustrated by color. Assumed first edition. Folded card on mount. 64mo. pp. [4]. Fine. Each Intelligence Test opens to 1/12 different questions apparently used as party favors for dinner settings. Sample questions: If Sitting Bull felt the income tax, would he get up? If you had wires in your garden, would they carry the currants? If a five foot book shelf makes an educated man, what would it do if it were filled with books?..

$15.00

Dainty' Series of Party Games No. G607: ILLUSTRATED SONG TITLES, The.

England., circa early 1900's. Illustrated by color. Assumed first edition. Card Stock. 24mo. pp. [26 cards]. Fine. Contains Rules, Key to Illustrated Song Titles, 24 numbered Illustrated Song Title game cards..

$15.00

DINNERGRAMS, Set of 12 different messages from the Telefellow Dinnergram Company.

N. P: P. F. Volland Co, circa early 1900's. Translated by map. Assumed first edition. 12 volumes. Folded 10x16cm Dinnergram in 5x9cm envelope. 48mo. pp. [2]. Fine/In like envelope. Delightful individual messages in envelopes with blank header apparently used as place cards for dinner settings. Sample message: Dear Friend, Keep your eyes quiet you have broken enough hearts..

$15.00

DINNERGRAMS, Set of 11 different messages from the Telefellow Dinnergram Company.

N. P: P. F. Volland Co, circa early 1900's. Translated by map. Assumed first edition. 11 volumes. Folded 10x16cm Dinnergram in 5x9cm envelope. 48mo. pp. [2]. Fine/In like envelope. Delightful individual messages in envelopes with blank header apparently used as place cards for dinner settings. Sample message: Dear Friend, Your voice is splendid but don't start singing Home Sweet Home..

$15.00

AMERICAN HOYLE or Gentleman's Hand-Book of Games containing the games played in the United States, with rules, descriptions, and technicalities adapted to the American methods of playing...to which is appended an elaborate treatise on the Doctrine of Changes, The.
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AMERICAN HOYLE or Gentleman's Hand-Book of Games containing the games played in the United States, with rules, descriptions, and technicalities adapted to the American methods of playing...to which is appended an elaborate treatise on the Doctrine of Changes, The.

By "Trumps" [William Brisbane Dick, 1827-1901].

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 1895. Illustrated by numerous diagrams and engravings. Stated 15th edition. c.1864, 1880, 1886, 1892. Cloth backed identical green decorated boards. Foolscap 8vo. pp. viii, 520, [16] Ads. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Rubbed edgeworn boards, cracked hinges, pencil owner..

$30.00

IT'S YOUR MOVE.

By Puzzle.

U.S.A: Perfect Picture Puzzle No. 250 , (ca. 1940). (Interlocking, over 375 pieces). Color pictorial cardboard box housing large thick puzzle pieces (white on reverse). Card Table Size: 19.5 x 15.5 inches. Fine/Near Fine. Pieces fine and complete, Box has light edge wear and one corner chip with the WWII buy US Savings Bond Stamp on right top. Pictures The Circus and Ring Master, a Clown and female performer playing checkers in a tent as a dog with a clown collar sleeps..

$10.00

PARTY GAME BOOK, The.

By Meyer, Jerome.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1943. Illustrated by Lieberman b/w line drawings. First (SD) edition. Pictorial stapled wraps. 4to. pp. Unpaginated (text recto, blank verso throughout). Near Fine. Rubbed cover, staple marks showing. Remarkably fine and blank internally. From cover: "This book is guaranteed to keep any party going as fast as a Lockheed Lightning. It contains six sets each of fifteen brand new games and quizzes. The book takes no gas, fuel, or food coupons. It will take a whole bunch of people at a party and keep them very, very happy indeed."..

$20.00

TANGRAMS, Picture-Making Puzzle Game.

By Van Note, Peter.

Rutland, VT & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle, (1966). Illustrated by black shapes. Stated first printing edition. Pictorial stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 55. Green tile still in shrink wrap. Very Good. As the story goes in China...a man named Tan dropped a square tile and it broke into seven pieces. He tried to put it back into a square, but made instead birds, boats, animals etc. He made tile copies for his friends and never did finish the original tile project. Before long notables like Lewis Carroll, Napoleon, John Quincy Adams and Edgar Allan Poe were hooked..

$15.00

Official Book of Thumb Wrestling, Competitions of Skill and Strength For Two Thumbs, The.
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Official Book of Thumb Wrestling, Competitions of Skill and Strength For Two Thumbs, The.

By Mayer, Andy and Jim Becker.

New York: Workman Publishing, 1983. Illustrated by Carl Muller. First edition. Spiral flip boards. Oblong 8vo. pp. [10]. Near Fine. Four games/rules: Classic Thumb, Thumb's Revenge, Power Thumb and Thumbs Away! Two thumb holes throughout. ISBN: 0894803638..

$10.00

If you were there, VIKING TIMES...with fold-out game board.

By Mason, Antony.

New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, (1997). Illustrated by full color Michael Welply (main and cover), Peter Sarson (game) and other illustrations by Richard Hook, Peter Sarson and Roger Stewart. Stated First American (&N1) edition. Title II Series. Gloss pictorial boards. 4to. pp. 29, [1], fold-out game board. Index. Fine/No jacket, as issued. Unique, educational and reinforcing fun..

$15.00

OFFICIAL RULES OF CARD GAMES, Hoyle up-to-date, Publishers' 38th Edition, The.
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OFFICIAL RULES OF CARD GAMES, Hoyle up-to-date, Publishers' 38th Edition, The.

By Hoyle, Edmond 1672-1769.

Cincinnati, Ohio: United States Playing Card Co, (1940). Illustrated by several line drawings and charts. Stated 38th Publisher edition. c.1744, c.1887 as card games. Pictorial stitched wraps. 16mo. pp. 253, [3] blank. Technical terms. VG+. Small cover stain and overall toning. Has Laws of Duplicate Contract Bridge 1935 Revision including party, progressive, pivot and auction..

$25.00

HAZARD.
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HAZARD.

By Oxford Games Ltd.

Oxford, England: Historical Collections Group (Past Times), 1995. Illustrated by Color game board and box. First edition. Illustrated Boxed game. 50 by 50cm board. pp. [16] Rules for Play, Game board, 44 Pilgrim Cards, 48 Hazard Cards, 6 playing pawns, 2 dice, 30 tokens, . As New/As New/VG+. Playing pieces unopened in original packaging, board and booklet as new. Box is lightly rubbed. Based on the pilgrims in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales in Chaucerian English and the Hasard dice game. No prior knowledge necessary (scan of box rear)..

$30.00

KWAKIUTL STRING FIGURES.

By Averkieva, Julia and Mark A. Sherman.

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1992. Illustrated by b/w maps, line drawings. No. 71 Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History. Red cloth. Square 4to. pp. xxxi, [2], 199. Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. Introduction by Bill Holm. (first author accompanied Franz Boas on his 1930 expedition)..

$20.00

MITCHELL'S GUIDE TO THE GAME OF CHESS, A Complete Course of Instruction for Beginners, Revised Edition.

By Mitchell, David A.

Philadelphia: David McKay, 1933. Illustrated by b/w chess board schemes throughout. Revised edition. (c.1915, 1920). Cloth backed pictorial wraps, red topstain. 12mo. pp. 117, [1], [8] Ads, [2] blank. VG. Overall cover soil, light edgewear and rubbing. Includes new chess code, Mitchell's best games, modern end-games and problems ..

$15.00

FIRST BITE, The.

By Puzzle.

U.S.A: , (ca. 1940). (Interlocking, over 375 pieces). Color pictorial cardboard box housing large thick puzzle pieces (wood grain on reverse). Card Table Size: 19.5 x 15.5 inches. Fine/Near Fine. Pieces fine and complete, box has light edge wear and one corner chip with the WWII buy US Savings Bond Stamp on right top. Pictures (the following three carrying fishing poles): a girl in a baseball cap a taller blonde boy in a straw hat, a smaller boy with a can of worms looking at the taller boy, and a rotund boy scout carrying a picnic basket and eating as a little brown dog runs beside them through a hay field on a bright day with clouds in the sky..

$10.00

COME AND GET IT.

By Puzzle.

U.S.A: Perfect Picture Puzzle No. 25, (ca. 1940). (Interlocking, over 375 pieces). Color pictorial cardboard box housing large thick puzzle pieces (wood grain on reverse). Card Table Size: 19.5 x 15.5 inches. Fine/Near Fine. Pieces fine and complete, Box has light edge wear with the WWII buy US Savings Bond Stamp on right top. Pictures two boys on a aged bowed tree hanging over a pond, one boy has his right arm up calling with his little dog behind him as the other boy raises a rope with a watermelon that they have just pulled out of the pond for cooling, assisted by a boy in the pond lifting the large melon from below..

$10.00

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