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WEHMAN\'S BUDGET OF DUTCH JOKES Containing the Gleanings from the whole field of German Dialectic Wit and Humor.
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WEHMAN'S BUDGET OF DUTCH JOKES Containing the Gleanings from the whole field of German Dialectic Wit and Humor.

By (Wehman Bros.).

New York: Wehman Bros., circa [1900]., [1900].. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial red-and-white wrappers. The tail of the spine is torn. 59 & [1] pages plus 2 pages of publisher's ads. The pages are darkened with a chip to the front edge of each page. Good The jokes are written in a mock-German dialect.

$10.00

IDLE PASSION: Chess and the Dance of Death

By Cockburn, Alexander

New York: Village Voice/Simon and Schuster, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed & chipped with 2 creases to its front flap & a piece torn from the flap's top corner. 248 pages. The top edge is foxed & there is a small area of staining to the bottom edge. Good. <p>First edition.

$15.00

CHILDREN'S GAMES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

By Daiken, Leslie

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (1949).. (1949).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth. The binding is lightly bumped with slight fraying to the corners & the spine is faded. viii & 216 pages. Illustrated with 2 color plates, including a frontispiece, and with numerous black-and-white illustrations & music staves. Good. <p>First edition.

$15.00

THE OFFICIAL RULES OF CARD GAMES. Hoyle up-to-date

By (Hoyle). Foster, R. F.; editor

Cincinnati, OH: The United States Playing Card Company, 1926.. 1926.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in tan wrappers titled within a red & black decorative border. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & chipped with creasing to the corners. The front wrap is partially detached & there is a piece out of its bottom corner. There are tears to the spine with pieces out of the head & tail. 240 pages plus ads. Illustrated with tables & diagrams & with pictorial ads in black & white. The page corners in the first half of the book are lightly bumped & the bottom corners of the first few leaves are creased. Good working copy. <p>Twenty-ninth edition, fourth printing.

$10.00

FOSTER'S AMERICAN LEADS AND HOW TO LEARN THEM

By Foster, R. F

New York/Chicago/Washington: Brentano's, 1894.. 1894.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial light green wraps. All the edges are gilt. The wraps are rubbed, soiled & lightly bumped & chipped. 34 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. A few black-and-white illustrations. The text block is detached from the wraps & the bottom inch of the title is detached. There is scattered soiling. Good working copy. <p>First edition.

$25.00

MODERN SCIENTIFIC WHIST: The Principles of the Modern Game / Analyzed and Extended. Illustrate by over Sixty Critical Endings and Annotated Games from Actual Play

By Hamilton, C. D. P

New York: Brentano's, (1894).. (1894).. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt, red black. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with a light vertical stain to the lower half of the front cover. The front hinge is cracked. The front pastedown & endpaper are lightly stained with an owner's ink name & date on the endpaper. There is occasional light foxing. Profuse textual illustrations in red & black. Good.

$15.00

BRITISH CHESS

By Matthews, Kenneth

London: Collins, 1948.. 1948.. Very good. - Octavo, dark brown paper covered boards, in a matching dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with its spine & rear panel darkened & there is a tear to the top edge of the front panel. 49 & [1] pages. 4 color plates, including a frontispiece, & black-and-white textual illustrations. The edges of the pastedowns & endpapers are darkened with staining along their inner edges. Very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>Britain in Pictures: The British People in Pictures No. 127.

$10.00

BRIDGE: ITS PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PLAY. With Illustrative Hands and the Club Code of Bridge Laws Adopted November, 1902

By Elwell, J. B

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905.. 1905.. Very good. - 8vo, dark green cloth (bumped & lightly rubbed) titled in gilt with color illustration of bridge hand (stained) on front cover; a.e.g. [viii] & 136 pp. Illustrated in red & black with diagrams & a section of 12 illustrative hands. Very attractive. <p>Originally published in 1902. Printed in red and black.

$25.00