Games and Recreations

Games and Recreations

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Long-Hunt Match Games for the World's Checker Championship; Asa A. Long Vs. Edwin F. Hunt. Played at Miramar Inn, South Palm Beach, Florida, December 1936 Uner The Auspices Of American Checker Association, Finley, John G.; Carson, Benjamin  (editors)
1 Finley, John G.; Carson, Benjamin (editors) Long-Hunt Match Games for the World's Checker Championship; Asa A. Long Vs. Edwin F. Hunt. Played at Miramar Inn, South Palm Beach, Florida, December 1936 Uner The Auspices Of American Checker Association
Gary, Indiana Rex B. Wood 1936 Hard Cover Good-plus No DJ 
Clean, tightly bound book showing mild wear to extremities and one smallish dark spot to back board. Pages pristine with no names or writing. Photos of participants and drawings of board to show various plays. Annotated by both players, plus Newell W. Banks, Nathaniel Rubin and A.J. Mantell. Winner was Asa Long of Toledo, Ohio. 95 pages. Other scarce checkers titles available. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 Golombek, Harry Capablanca's Hundred Best Games Of Chess; Masterpieces By the Mozart of the Chessboard
United Kingdom Hardinge Simpole Ltd 2004 184382129x / 9781843821298 Soft Cover Near Fine Ex-Library 
Beautiful book, clearly uncirculated despite ex-library origin. Faults include one small sticker to face, one neat tidy sticker to title page, and one stamp to last page. Withdrawn stamp small at bottom edge. Pristine inside and out. Digitally printed. Originally published in England in the 1940's. Includes memoir by J. duMont. The author explains the thinking behind the skill of the great chessman Jose Capablanca of Cuba. Illustrated with drawings. Includes an index of openings. Biography combined with an analysis of Capablanca's top 100 games. 270 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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3 Harvey, Richard Cutting Edge Blackjack (Third Edition 2009)
Farmington, CT Mystic Ridge Books 2009 0974284521 / 9780974284521 Third Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Crisp, clean book marred only by small crease to lower back corner. Pages and page edges pristine. No names or writing and no spine crease. This edition offers color strategy charts Entirely rewritten and enhanced. 350 pages. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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How to Entertain with Cards; 6 Popular Card Games; Card Stunts for Kiddies, No author Stated
4 No author Stated How to Entertain with Cards; 6 Popular Card Games; Card Stunts for Kiddies
Cincinnati, Ohio The U.S. Playing Card Company 1921 Soft Cover Very Good 
Three crisp, clean booklets with attractive vintage cover designs, all published by a playing card manufacturer as a promotion. Only faults a two small spots on the front of one which does not detracts from the image and a small black mark on the back of another. The bookslets all measure 4-3/4"x7-1/2" . Collectively they have 87 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Cardfixes, Racherbaumer, Jon
5 Racherbaumer, Jon Cardfixes
Tahoma, California L & L. Publishing 1990 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice clean book with no defect of note. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 203 pages. Black and white photographs provide instruction to augment the text. There are many tricks, all with intriguing names such as Ayes of the Gods, A Stripper Catches A Card,Fixing the Vegas Split,Marlo's third Solution to Hofzinger's Card Problem, Surreal Monte, and The Dreamy Dream Clock. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Three Steps to Chess Mastery, Suetin, A. S.
6 Suetin, A. S. Three Steps to Chess Mastery
Pergamon Press 1982 0080241387 / 9780080241388 First Edition Stated Soft Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean book, clearly never read. No cover lift, no spine crease, no names or writing. Illustrated with instructive drawiings throughout. The author is a Soviet theorist and grand master of the game. 189 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards, White, E.B.
7 White, E.B. A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards
Carter Adams; Carter's Billiards Library 2007 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 
Very nice quality reprint of an 1807 book two hundred years after its debut. The book is clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing. Includes drawings of 70 table configurations as well 212 pages of text. Very clean and attractive with no names or writing. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" 
Price: 60.00 USD
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