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POKER ACCORDING TO MAVERICK
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POKER ACCORDING TO MAVERICK

By Huggins, Roy (foreword)

New York: Dell Books, 1959. 159 pp. Dell First Edition B142. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased but a somewhat faded spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Leon Gregori. The front cover features James Garner and Jack Kelly as Bret and Bart Maverick, from the TV series, which from 1957 to 1962 and also featured, now and then, Roger Moore as Beauregarde Maverick. The Contents are: Foreword; Is Poker a Game of Luck?; Some History and Some Rules of the Game; The Deadly Mathematics of Poker; Ten Commandments for Poker Players; Poker Psychology or Civilized Bushwhacking; How to Play Draw; How to Play Five Card Stud; Seven Card Stud: The Double Action Game; High Low Stud: Call of the Wild; Other Wild Games: Adventures in Pot Luck; Poker Etiquette: A Lesson in Table Manners; Poker Cheats; and How to Run a Poker Game.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

THE MORROWIND PROPHECIES – Official Guide to The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
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THE MORROWIND PROPHECIES – Official Guide to The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

By Olafson, Peter (edited by Pete Hines)

Rockville, Maryland: Bethesda Softworks, 2002. 370 pp. Oversized. Edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with images from the game. When you arrive on the island of Vvardenfell, your destiny and the fate of Morrowind may seem like rather distant and even confusing matters. But this book has everything you need to get through all the quests and finish victorious. There are walkthroughs for every quest in the game; dozens of maps identifying important locations throughout Morrowind; information on creating your character, armor, weapons and more, and it covers both the PC and the Xbox versions.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$24.95

WOODEN PUZZLES AND GAMES - Intriguing Projects You Can Make
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WOODEN PUZZLES AND GAMES - Intriguing Projects You Can Make

By Wells, Kenneth

New York: Sterling Publishing, 1983. 142 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Tools; Wood Preparation; Jigs and Devices; Finishing; Puzzles; Games; and Puzzle Solutions. Some of the puzzles and games included are: Boat Puzzle; Chinese Cube; Magic Square; Six Piece Chinese Puzzle; Chess Board; Chinese Checkers; and many others.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to.

$14.95

FALLOUT 3 - Official Game Guide
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FALLOUT 3 - Official Game Guide

By Hodgson, David S. J. (with: Joel Burgess; Erik Caponi; Brian Chopin; Jon Paul Duvall; Kurt Kuhlmann; Alan Nanes; Bruce Nesmith; Emil Pagliarulo; Fred Zeleny; Nathan Purkeypile)

Roseville, California: Prima Games - Random House, 2008. 464 pp. Oversized. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Included here, dropped in, are: Vault Dweller's Survival Guide. a 41-page pamphlet; The Fallout 3 Skills Card; and the large, folded map featuring The Capital Wasteland and the DC Metro Interior on the other side. Illustrated in full colour. Wasteland Survival at your fingertips. Every major ammo and health cache, Bobblehead, Skill Book, Unique Weapon, Weapon Schematic, Mini Nuke, and more. A gigantic tour of the Capital Wasteland, with over 100 maps showing nearly every area in the game. Multiple tactics and tips for every Main, Miscellaneous, and Freeform Quest. Flowcharts and every major Karmic choice detail exactly where your decisions lead. Plus: All you need to know about completing all endings. And so on. Hundreds of pages of points to get you through the game alive.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Adam Adamowicz;. 4to.

$49.95

BATSFORD'S FIDE CHESS YEARBOOK 1976 - 1977
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BATSFORD'S FIDE CHESS YEARBOOK 1976 - 1977

By O'Connel, Kevin J. (editor)

London: B. T. Batsford, 1977. 176 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition. It is usually referred to as FIDE, its French acronym. The Chapters are: Review of the Year; FIDE Events; Selected Games; International Events; Disasters of the Year; National Events; FIDE Title Regulations; FIDE International Rating List; Women's List; Obituaries; and Index of Events.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

PUZZLES - Puzzles for Fun complete with Solutions
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PUZZLES - Puzzles for Fun complete with Solutions

By Anonymous

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing, 1938. Unpaginated. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. A miniature book with some edge and corner wear; no interior markings. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good-. 48mo.

$9.95

THE LAS VEGAS EXPERTS' GAMBLING GUIDE - Insider's Techniques and Tips
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THE LAS VEGAS EXPERTS' GAMBLING GUIDE - Insider's Techniques and Tips

By Scharff, Robert

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1968. 181 pp. Yellow cloth with a small green pictorial on the front panel; lettered in green on the spine; green upper edge. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a short closed tear on the lower edge of the front panel and some darkening on the spine; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Take some of the gamble out of gambling - gambling to win, Vegas-style. The Contents are: Gambling Las Vegas Style; How to Survive - and Perhaps Prosper; Craps - An Ancient Game Gets a New Shake; Blackjack or Twenty-one; Roulette - The Aristocrat of Gambling Games; Games of Cards - Poker, Pan, Baccarat and Faro; One-Armed Bandits - the Slot Machines; Keno, Bingo and Casino Side Games; Betting on Horse Races and Sporting Events; Appendix A: Glossary of Gambling Terms; and Appendix B: Bibliography.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$19.95

A BOOK ON CASINO BLACKJACK
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A BOOK ON CASINO BLACKJACK

By Tulcea, C. Ionescu

New York: Pocket Books, 1983. (ix) 130 pp. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. How to beat the dealer from Atlantic City to Las Vegas, from London to the Bahamas, the best new scientific strategy for winning, the Chapters are: The Blackjack Game; The Basic Strategy; Winning Strategies in Blackjack - The Main Count System; The 99-Count System and the Adjusted Count System; and Miscellany; followed by a bibliography and an index.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$4.95

THE GREAT DETECTIVE PARTY - and Other Theme Games for Children
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THE GREAT DETECTIVE PARTY - and Other Theme Games for Children

By Watts, Irene N.

Markham, Ontario: Pembroke Publishers, 1989. 84 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the lower right of the front cover and an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with line drawings. The Contents are: I Want To Be - Acting; Hallowe'en - Ghosts Ghoulies and Witches; Hobo - Survival and Identity; Winter - Celebrations; Animal - Pets and Other Creatures; Valentine - Friendship; Balloon - A Simple Object and Lots of Imagination; Great Detective - Mystery - Solving Problems; Clown - Entertainment; Wild West - Cowboys and Rodeos; Saucepans and Sounds - Preschool; and Your Own Theme; followed by an index of games by category and a general index.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

CHESSERCIZES - New Winning Techniques For Players of All Levels - Fireside Chess Library
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CHESSERCIZES - New Winning Techniques For Players of All Levels - Fireside Chess Library

By Pandolfini, Bruce

New York: Fireside Books - Simon and Schuster, 1991. 207 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. The Chapters are: Part One: Mating Nets; Mating Attacks l; Mating Attacks ll; Forks and Double Attacks; Pins, Pin Overloads, Unpins, and Piling On; Skewers and Discoveries; Overloads, Removing the Guards, and Deflections; Simplifications, Promotions, Shut Offs, Book Endings, and Technique. Part Two: Little Chessercizes; Little Answers; Glossary of Tactical Terms; and Index of Players.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

LASKER'S HOW TO PLAY CHESS
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LASKER'S HOW TO PLAY CHESS

By Lasker, Emanuel (introduction by W. H. Watts)

New York: Gramercy Books, 1975. 107 pp. Circa 1975 - actually undated. Red boards lettered in black on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some rubbing on the front panel. The Chapters are: The Rules of Chess; The Initial Postion; The Pieces; Notation System; The Moves of the Pieces; Exercises; The Object of the Game; Exercises; The End Game; The Start of the Game; Principle of Chess Strategy; Examples of the Play of Masters, with Explanatory Notes; and The Chess World.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

THE GIST OF CONTRACT BRIDGE
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THE GIST OF CONTRACT BRIDGE

By Work, Milton C.

Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1931. Unpaginated. Blue patterned boards lettered in gilt on the front panel; illustrated with diagrams. Wear on the corners with some discolouration around the edges and on the back cover; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Foreword; No Trump Values; No Trump Bids; Raising NT Bids; No Trump Rebids; Suit Bid Values; Suit Bids; Suit Bid Raise Values; Raises of Suit Bids; Suit Rebids; Informatory Doubles; Suit Over No Trump; No Trump Over Suit; Suit Over Suit; Slam Bidding; Two-Club Bid; and Leads; followed by Summary of the Laws and Scoring of Progressive Contract Bridge; and Summary of the Laws and Scoring of Contract Bridge.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo.

$19.95

PRACTICAL CHESS PLAYING - Routledge Chess Handbooks (7) Seven
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PRACTICAL CHESS PLAYING - Routledge Chess Handbooks (7) Seven

By Edwards, Raymond (edited by P. H. Clarke)

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984. (xiii) 133 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with diagrams. The Chapters are: At the Board: The Thinking Process; On Making Mistakes; The Time Factor; Summary: How to Use Your Thinking Time Better. The Opening: Obtaining the Advantage; A Playable Middle Game; Style; The Knowledge Problem; Tournament Position; Opening Repertoire; A Choice of Openings - A Practical Example; and Summary: Hot to Play the Openings Better. The Middle Game: Simple Positions; Complex Positions; Tactical Positions; Unbalanced Positions; Balanced Positions; Positional Positions; Summary: How to Play the Middle Game Better. The Endgame: Approach to the Endgame; Importance of the Endgame; Winning Simple Positions; Winning Theoretically Drawn Games; Types of Endgames; Summary: How to Play Better Endgames. Practical Matters: Before the Game; During the Game; Adjournment; Playing for a Win or a Draw; and Summary; followed by an index.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

WIN AT HEARTS
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WIN AT HEARTS

By Andrews, Joseph D. (with George S. Coffin) (foreword by Randy Wheeler)

New York: Dover Publications, 1983. 102 pp. An original Dover publication. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. The Contents are: Preface by Joseph D. Andrews; Foreword by Randy Wheeler; Hearts: A Brief History by George S. Coffin; A Brief Overview; The Pass and Other Basics; Spade Suit Management; Planning Your Play; Defensive Play; Psychology in Hearts; Hearts Variations; and Final Hand: The Grand Squash; followed by appendices: One: Uncle Joe's Ten Winning Hearts Tips; Two: Glossary of Terms; Three: The Laws of Hearts; and Four: Hearts Tournaments by George S. Coffin.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

CHESS TARGET PRACTICE - Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board - Fireside Chess Library
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CHESS TARGET PRACTICE - Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board - Fireside Chess Library

By Pandolfini, Bruce

New York: Fireside Books - Simon and Schuster, 1994. 239 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. The Chapters are: Algebraic Notation; The Shortest Chess Game; Problems 1-192 (Arranged by Square.) Appendices: A. Review Test; B. Review Test Answers; C. Pandolfini's Short Chess Course; D. Tactical Glossary; E. Tactical Maneuvers; F. Primary Targets; G. Seconday Targets.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

SECRETS OF THE RUSSIAN CHESS MASTERS: Volume Two - Beyond the Basics
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SECRETS OF THE RUSSIAN CHESS MASTERS: Volume Two - Beyond the Basics

By Alburt, Lev; Parr, Larry

New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1997. 231 pp. Quarter-bound in purple on brown boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with diagrams. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Strategy and Planning; Tactics: The Soul of Chess; Chessercizes for Tighter Tactics; Advanced Tactical Devices; Advanced Tactical Chessercizes; Hard-Hitting Combinations; Sturdy King Pawn Openings; King Pawn Chess Movies; Subtle Queen Pawn Openings; Queen Pawn Chess Movies; Common Chess Endgame Themes; Practical Tournament Tips; and Once They Were Beginners Like You.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

A GUIDE TO CHESS ENDINGS
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A GUIDE TO CHESS ENDINGS

By Euwe, Max; Hooper, David

New York: Dover Publications, 1976. (viii) 248 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; a small scuff mark on the front cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. The Chapters are: Pawn Endings; Minor Piece Endings; Rook Endings; Queen Endings; and Index of Players.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

200 BRILLIANT ENDGAMES - Fireside Chess Library
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200 BRILLIANT ENDGAMES - Fireside Chess Library

By Chernev, Irving (preface by Bruce Pandolfini) (introduction by Adam Hart-Davis)

New York: Fireside Books - Simon and Schuster, 1989. 223 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; small indentations over the letter G in Endgames; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

COMMON SENSE IN CHESS
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COMMON SENSE IN CHESS

By Lasker, Edward (corrected by David A. Mitchell)

New York: Dover Publications, 1965. 139 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

THE OFFICIAL SYSTEM OF CONTRACT BRIDGE - The Official Book on the Official System
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THE OFFICIAL SYSTEM OF CONTRACT BRIDGE - The Official Book on the Official System

By Anonymous

Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1931. 236 pp. Bound in brown suede; decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; illustrated endpapers. Light wear on the corners with a bit of fading on the spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Credentials of Sponsors; Complete Advisory Council; Women's Division of Advisory Council; Introduction: First Rubber: Demonstrating the Necessity for a Bidding System; Second Rubber: Placing Bidding Systems Where They Belong; Third Rubber: Outline of Official System; Comparison of Official and Approach-Forcing Systems; Fourth Rubber: How to Play the Official and Approach-Forcing Systems at the Same Table; and The Official System: How to Learn It; followed by a series of seventeen detailed lessons; and The Laws of Contract Bridge; Glossary; and A Short Digest of the Official System.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$19.95

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