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Games and Hobbies

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Make Your Own Working Paper Clock

Harper and Row, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 40pp on stiff card. Cut out and make a clock . Collated complete - all parts present
AS NEW (page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Postcards and Cigarette Cards (Philips Auction Catalogue for Sale 29 and 30 July 1987)

Phillips, Son and Neale, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 56pp plus 16pp plates at rear, 974 lots listed and described
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Historische Aktien USA / Historic Stock Certificates USA, - Spiegelbilder der Wirtschaft - Band I / Mirrors of the Economy - Volume 1

Hermann Schmidt, Mainz
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in red cloth backed boards with printed paper labels to spine and front cover (as issued), 295pp, numerous colour illustrations, dual text in English and German
An almost AS NEW unread copy (faint shelf-rub to cover bottom edges, slight bump to bottom cover corner tips)
1st editionHardcover
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Thomas Hodge - The Golf Artist of St Andrews

Sports Design International, London
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed boards, 239pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£30.00
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Durham Bookbinders and Booksellers 1660 - 1760

Oxford Bibliographical Society, Oxford
Large Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers, 61pp, plates etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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These Three

Morley & Mitchell Kennerley, London
Octavo size (8vo) in rust red cloth over bevel edged boards, top edge gilt, gilt lettered black leather spine label (as issued), frontispiece with tissue guard, 91pp. One of only 400 copies for sale in Britain
A FINE+ copy (spine very slightly sunned and page-block edges faintly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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Thimbles Make You Happy - Small and Pretty Treasures for Needlework

Yoshio Kanno, Japan
Quarto size (4to) in stiff grey plastic coated card covers, white lettering to spine and front cover. 88pp, Text in English and (mainly) Japanese with full page colour plates illustrating many hundreds of antique and collectible thimbles divided into a number of themed sections including Wedgwood, thimbles reflecting women's history, glass thimbles, Franklin Mint, advertising thimbles etc
An AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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The World Chess Championship

Batsford, London
Octavo size (8vo) in patterned red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 191pp
Page-block edges faintly tanned else an extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy in a slightly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Teddy Bears, Doll's Houses and Related Material, Rocking Horses, Fine Dolls and Automata Games, Toys Amusements, Gramophones, Phonographs and Musical Boxes (Sotheby's Auction Catalogue 3rd October, 1984)

Sotheby's, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 120pp, 545 lots, all or most illustrated with plates in colour and b/w
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight flat crease to front cover corner tips, slight shelf rub to head of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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Defence in Depth

Faber London
144pp. 65 Bridge problems with answers
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Winning With the Giuoco Piano and the Max Lange Attack

Chess Digest, Dallas
Revised 2nd edition and 1st Edition Thus. Octavo size (8vo) paperback. Chess. 132pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (very slight spine lean, minor surface rub to top edge of rear cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Fighting Chess - My Games and Career

Batsford, London
Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 136pp, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (single reading crease to slightly sunned spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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Chess - From First Moves to Checkmate (SIGNED COPY)

Kingfisher, London
Square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed laminated boards, 64pp, plates in colour and b/w etc. Signed by author on fly-leaf (no other inscription)
AS NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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A Complete Defence to 1 D4 - A Study of the Queen's Gambit Accepted

Pergamon Press, Oxford
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 144pp, index
An almost AS NEW copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Beating the French Defense with the Advance Variation

Chess Digest, Dallas
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 81pp
AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Semi-Open Games (Enlarged Edition)

Chess Ltd., Sutton Coldfield
Hardback 350pp (previously published in a shorter edition)
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (slight spotting to covers)
1st editionHardcover
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The Grunfeld Defence

Batsford, London
182pp, index
FINE, a clean and tight barely read copy in a slightly dusty and tanned but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Bird Variation in the Ruy Lopez - 1. e4 e5 2. (knight) f3 (knight) c6 3. (Bishop) b5 (knight) d4

S1 Editrice, Bologna
Octavo size (8vo) paperback. 128pp, indexed
An almost AS NEW barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Catalan Opening

Batsford Library of Tournament Openings, London
Octavo size (8vo) paperback. 140pp
An almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Italian Game (C53-C54)

Editrice, Bologna
Octavo size (8vo) paperback. 103pp
FINE, a very clean and tight barely read copy, still very close to new
1st editionSoftcover
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Sicilian 2 c3 (Batsford Algebraic Chess Openings series)

Batsford, London
Octavo size (8vo) paperback. 110pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Understanding Prints - A Contemporary Guide

Waddington Galleries, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff card covers, 80pp, plates etc
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (faint signs of pencil erasure to fly-leaf, covers lightly edge-rubbed)
1st editionSoftcover
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Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation

Batsford, London
Tournament Player's Repertoire of Openings series. Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 186pp
VERY GOOD+, a clean and tight copy (specks of shelf rub to cover corner tips, covers and pages slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Bird-Keeping and Birdcages - A History

David & Charles, Newton Abbot
Hardcover 143pp, plates and illustrations in text, index
An almost AS NEW copy page block edges faintly dusty) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (hint of fading to spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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