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A GUIDE TO WIZARDS OF THE WORLD
Written by Dugald Steer; A.J. Wood. Illustrated by John Howe; et al..
Stock no. 2139280
Published by Templar Publishing. Circa 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Wizardology - being a true account of wizards in the known world, as told by Master Merlin. Included with this book is a useful set of cards, to play the game. Large format. Padded boards. ISBN: 9781840115727. All cards present in rear pocket. 2nd printing.

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MOTHER'S SONGS, GAMES AND STORIES
Written by Friedrich Frobel; Frances Lord; Emily Lord.
Stock no. 1322208
Published by William Rice. 1897. Very good condition.

Rendered into English by Frances and Emily Lord. Stereotyped edition. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. B/w engravings. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing else contents clean.

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT'S CAMPAIGNS: A GUIDE TO ANCIENT POLITICAL AND MILITARY WARGAMING
Written by Phil Barker.
Stock no. 1822142
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

As well as being an immensely readable and superbly detailed account of Alexander the Great's actual campaigns, this book also enquires into many historical might-have-beens and gives boundless practical advice and information for all Ancient wargamers. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & battle plans. ISBN: 0850593255. Text block lightly browned and slightly grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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ACTING CHARADES OR DEEDS NOT WORDS
Written by Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by H.G. Hine.
Stock no. 1321139
Published by D. Bogue. 1st 1850. Good condition.

A Christmas Game to Make a Long Evening Short. Red cloth covers with gilt title to spine and front cover. B/w vignette illustrations throughout. 134 pages. All edges gilt. Spine has been repaired. Covers a bit grubby. New endpapers.

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THE THEORY OF LEARNING IN GAMES
Written by Drew Fudenberg; David K. Levine.
Stock no. 1820552
Published by The MIT Press. 1999. Almost very good condition.

The theory of learning in games. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0262061945. Second printing. Spine faded and title to spine rubbed and fading. Much underlining of text and margin marks in coloured pens mainly to introduction but some instances of highlighting elsewhere.

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NAPOLEON'S CAMPAIGNS IN MINIATURE: A WARGAMERS' GUIDE TO THE NAPOLEONIC WARS 1796-1815
Written by Bruce Quarrie.
Stock no. 1820520
Published by Patrick Stephens. 2nd 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & plans, a few colour photos. ISBN: 0850597854. Bump to lower front edge of board. Previous owner's address stamp to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label to front panel. Cigarette odour present.

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CHILDREN'S PARTY GAMES
Written by Alice Miller. Illustrated by Susan Jane.
Stock no. 1319049
Published by Hutchinson. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Covering age groups from 3 to 14 years, 107 of the best children's party games. Blue boards, red title and vignette to front cover. Two-tone full-page illustrations and b/w text illustrations. 63 pages (including index). Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners with 0.5" loss to base of spine.

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PLAY AT FUN AND GAMES - A JOLLY PLAYTIME BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318774
Published by Edwyn A. Birks Ltd.. Circa 1956. Very good condition.

A book full of ideas to play alone or with two or more friends. Square format, pictorial cardwraps. Rear cover is lightly creased. Contents unused.

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GAMES FOR PLAYTIME & PARTIES
Written by Stanley V. Wilman. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1405040
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

With and Without Music. Large format. White cloth spine, white pictorial front board. Tipped-in colour frontis, colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 82 pages. 12" x 9". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Some splash marks to front board and dark marks to rear board. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink for front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and prelims. A few marks to prelims otherwise contents are generally clean.

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NURSERY GAMES AND ROMPS
Written by Hilda Cowham. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham.
Stock no. 1505420
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial stiff card wraps, 9.5 x 7.25", front cover shows hide and seek, rear cover musical chairs. 6 full page colour illustrations plus brown and white illustrations to text. Creases to top corners of covers, front is worst. Slight wear to cover edges. Rear cover slightly grubby. Ink inscription to front pastedown dated 1926. Staples rusty. Centre pages are detached at bottom staple. A few corner tips creased and some foxing but otherwise contents clean.

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CHILDREN'S SINGING GAMES - SECOND SERIES
Written by Alice B. Gomme. Illustrated by Winifred Smith.
Stock no. 2119375
Published by David Nutt. Very good condition.

Large square format. Brown cloth, black illustrations and titles. Contains music, words and decorations to many popular rhymes. 70 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some neat colouring. A little page browning and some foxing. Grubby margin marks.

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GRANNIE GRAY
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Joan Jefferson Farjeon.
Stock no. 2118628
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Plays and Singing-Games for Children. Dark pink cloth with dark titles. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Bumping to corners. Uneven fading to covers. Paper 'snowflake' stuck to front endpaper. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby to spine and edges. A few tears and chips; a little loss; some repairs to verso with sticky tape.

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