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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.
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.
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.
Outdoor games played on the streets of London. Yellow cloth boards, title to spine. Originally published in 1916, this copy is re-issued by Singing Tree Press. Ex-lib with usual markings and label remains, also some marks and remains of labels to boards. Boards are a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.