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Chess

By: C H O'D Alexander

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1954

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 002550


Detailed guide to the rules of chess, with illustrated games and examples. Chessboard illustration to front board. Some bumping and fading to corners and edges, and darkening to one page due to presence of newspaper cutting, otherwise very good copy with clean pages and no inscriptions. View more info

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Conundrum - Cadbury's Creme Egg Mystery

By: Don Shaw

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008619


Twelve poems and pictures which acted as clues in an egg-hunting competition which was so popular it resulted in complaints from landowners about the number of people digging on private land, and the competition had to be prematurely ended. The golden eggs were said to be worth £10,000. Minior bumping and marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Masquerade

By: Kit Williams

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001608


The book that caused a sensation when it was published in 1979, Masquerade is a treasure hunt to find the Golden Hare, which was a piece of original art made by Kit Williams and buried in an unknown location. Solve the clues in the book's illustrations to find the treasure. Eighteen pages of wonderful colour illustrations by Kit Williams. Dark brown endpapers. Slight bumping to edges, otherwise near fine copy of first edition. View more info

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Masquerade & Masquerade, The Treasure Hunt of the Century

By: Kit Williams

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007432


First Edition of Masquerade, minor surface scuff to front board, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions, together with a fine copy of the paperback published in 1982, in which Kit Williams tells the answer to the riddle. Also loosely enclosed, three press clippings from 1979 and 1982 about the search for the Golden Hare. View more info

Hoyle's Games Modernized

By: Lawrence H Dawson

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 003715


Entirely New Edition, Revised Throughout and Enlarged, undated. Later than 1941. Guide to the rules of over 80 games, including chess, billiards, shove ha'penny and card games. 480pp. A page of rules for ludo has been tipped in to the rear. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, rippling to cloth on front board, top edges dusty and former owner's name to endpaper, othewise good copy. View more info

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The Ultimate Noah's Ark

By: Mike Wilks

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007054


Depiction of over 700 creatures, two of each type except for one. The puzzle is to find the one solitary animal. (Competition expired in 1995!) Also information on animals, folklore and mythology. Gilt lettering to spine. Unpageinated. Illustrated with 17 full-page colour drawings. 'Damaged' stamp to lower edges, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped with slight edgewear otherwise very good. View more info

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Card Games

By: R H Thompstone

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, W & G Foyle Ltd: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008686


Beginners' guide to 17 popular card games. 88pp. Slight marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info