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The Gambling Games of the Chinese in America

by Culin, Stewart

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Published
n.d.
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Las Vegas, NV: Gambler's Book Club, n.d.. 17p., red plastic comb binding cracked in the middle, 5.5x8.5 inches. Reprint of an 1891 article, with a new two-page introduction.
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Illuminations; Paintings by Judith Lowry. "Aiming for the Heart," introduction by Lippard

by Lowry, Judith. Lucy R. Lippard, text

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Published
1999
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£25.84

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Santa Fe: Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 1999. Pamphlet. 48p., color reproductions (seventeen, most fullpage) and a few b&w portrait photos, plus the wraparound cover repro of "Funeral of Frida Kahlo". Large softbound pamphlet-style, stapled into 9x9 inch cardstock wraps, lightly edgeworn with some unobtrusive pressure-marks, a very good clean copy that Lowry has signed on the half-title,… Read more
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The Lost Traveller

by Babb, Sanora

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Published
1958
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£55.37

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1958. 314p., very good hardcover in a lightly shelfworn dustjacket; inscribed by the author to Judy [Stone, formerly of Look Magazine, later an SF Chronicle reviewer, also sister of I.F. Stone]. This novel, about a man's gambling and its effect on his family, was Babb's first major publication after her blacklisting.
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Stories of Adventure

by London, Jack

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
undated, copyright deleted
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£14.77

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Girard KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications, undated, copyright deleted. Pamphlet. 64p., the usual small pamphlet format, 5x3.5 inches, white wraps matte-side out and semi-laminated side verso (H-J must have bought an odd lot), cover silverfished and irregularly toned, text stock evenly toned. Cover bears a rubber-stamped ownership name and address, a fair to good copy. Little Blue Book 1168. Five short… Read more
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Paris: Printed by E. Desfosses-Neogravure [for the state], 1949. Pamphlet. Respectively [35] and [25]p., both items are 10x8 inch pamphlets, staplebound. The 1936 piece is illustrated in b&w with facsimiles of documents establishing the game and remarkably clear small photogravures from various periods; somewhat handled and dusty with a touch of rust to staples, a good copy. The 1950… Read more
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£16.24
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Las Vegas Night Beat September 2011

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Published
2011
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£11.07

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Las Vegas, NV: Bill Schafer, 2011. Magazine. 44p., 8.5x11 inches, color photos and ads, events, listings, reviews, very good LGBTQ+ entertainment magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover story: Anti-AFAN cover story promoting alternative HIV/AIDS organizations.
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The big biazarro a novel about the educaton of a gambler

by Wise, Leonard

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Published
1977
ISBN
9780385120630
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£13.29

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1977. Hardcover. 278p., illustrated endpapers, good first edition in yellow cloth boards and worn, chipped, tape-repaired dj, sunned on spine. African American novelist's first book followed by "Diggstown Ringers" which was filmed as "Diggstown" with James Woods and Louis Gossett, Jr.
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Las Vegas Night Beat November 2011

by Ortiz, Oscar, Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence et al.

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Published
2011
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Las Vegas, NV: Bill Schafer, 2011. Magazine. 44p., 8.5x11 inches, color photos and ads, events, listings, reviews, very good LGBTQ+ entertainment magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover story: Porn Bingo and Pleasantries with the Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Nov. 26 at Onyx Theatre.
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Barcelona: Imprenta El Sport, 1950. Pamphlet. 16p., pamphlet in 5.5x3.5 inch stapled wraps decorated with a vignette picture of a roulette wheel; staple is rusted with a touch of migration, p.2 has a lower-margin smudge with a rust-mark (or foxing), an otherwise very good copy. Back cover shows a stylized feline killing an ape; caption reads, "El calculo vence… Read more
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When you gamble- you risk more than your money

by Cole, Gordon H., Sidney Margolius

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Published
1964
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£8.86

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New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1964. Pamphlet. 19p., first edition, stapled wraps, 5x7.25 inches, very good condition. Gambling as a menace to working families and society in general. Pamphlet #354.
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