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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.
Organisation, tactics, dress and weapons. Pictorial card wraps. 148 B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Second edition, fully revised. Covers are covered with clear sticky-back laminate which has creased horizontally to front. Covers lightly browned. Text block a little browned.
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.
The Definitive Guide to Setting Up and Running Scalextric-style 1/32 Scale Ready to Race Slot Cars. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. 96 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781861269164. Crease to edge of first page else fine.
CASSELL'S BOOK OF INDOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506806
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1880. Fair condition.
Red cloth spine with gilt title block and black vignettes. Red and green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and vignettes. Sections are Round or Parlour Games, Toy Games and Toy-Making, Mechanical and Arithmetical Puzzles, Card Games, Parlour Magic and Fireside Fun. B/w diagrams. 224 pages plus publication list. Second Edition. Heavy wear to spine and corners. Splits to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine browned. First gathering is detached, from front endpaper to page 16. Another gathering detached, pages 145 to 160. Joints cracked. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, ink name to verso of frontis. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and title page. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean.
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.
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.
KISS IN THE RING A BOOK OF CHILDREN'S GAMES
Written by Robert Ellis Mack; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Helena Maguire.
Stock no. 1505401
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.
Stiff card wraps, pictorial front has cut-out section and shows children dancing in a ring. 4 chromolithograph pages plus b/w illustrations. Short verses and stories. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges with some chipping and loss of surface. Covers a little grubby with some light creases. Contents pulled so feel loose but are still firmly attached. Contents lightly browned and foxed.
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.
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.
THE BOY'S OWN BOOKSHELF VOLUME VIII INDOOR GAMES AND RECREATIONS
Written by G.A. Hutchison.
Stock no. 2117952
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt/red/black titles. Picture of a model locomotive on front cover, with other decorations. Chapter one looks at gymnastics. 528 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing/wear to cover edges. A few marks to covers. Some foxing and margin marks.
Small format. Red cloth. 20 new and original games including The Anchor, Rainbow, Grand National, Noak's Ark etc. 63 pages. Cloth a little rippled on rear cover. One hinge cracked. Some browning to joints and a few fox spots to endpapers. Dustwrapper is browned, especially front panel. Edge worn with a few chips, creases and marks. Name in pen to top of front flap.