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Image for Winning Double : A Quizbook and Textbook with 160 Problems - The Shortest Cut to Expert Play

Winning Double : A Quizbook and Textbook with 160 Problems - The Shortest Cut to Expert Play

By: Mollo, Victor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1973

Edition: New & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 058786

ISBN: 0571048277

Condition: Very Good


Deftly blends instruction and entertainment to present two books in one - a textbook ranging over the whole field of dummy play, and a quiz book. Clean, bright copy in a clipped d/w - 162 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Airborne for Pleasure - A Guide to Flying, Gliding, Ballooning and Parachuting

By: Morgan, Albert

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041122

ISBN: 0715364774

Condition: Very Good


Outlines the special attractions of various forms of aviation sport, describing the training facilities available. the qualifications required to gain certificates of competency, etc. A very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. 135 pages. Illustrated with bw. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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What D'You Know?

By: Munro, Neil (devised and Compiled by)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016438

Condition: Reading Copy


Hundreds of Brain-Teasers, Intelligence Tests, Puzzles and Posers by the 1940's BBC Puzzle King. Pages have yellowed with age. Last few pages are dog-eared. View more info

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Guns Illustrated 1993 - Special 25th Anniversary Edition

By: Murtz, Harold, A. (editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: USA, DBI Books: 1992

Seller ID: 033117

ISBN: 0873491327

Condition: Good


The 25th anniversary edition of Guns Illustrated, - the journal for gun buffs. 320 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Slight tanning to page edges and minor general shelf wear to covers. A good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Footsteps in the Dark

By: Noël, André

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Boy Scouts Association: 1948

Seller ID: 039956

Condition: Good


Translated from the French 'Les Patrouilles de la Nuit' by L.T. Leighton. Good, clean copy with light waviness to some pages. Sunning and edgewear to spine. Contains a gift inscription to the half title page by way of appreciation for scouting. 175 pages plus illustrated camp site map endpapers. View more info

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Improve Your Bridge : For Players at All Levels

By: Nunes, Jack

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 056305

ISBN: 0091193311

Condition: Very Good


Based on the ATV series of the same name and intended as a comprehensive and practical guide to bridge players of various abilities. Clean, tight paperback with slightest shelfwear to covers - 197 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Bridge for Absolute Beginners

By: Ozaki, Milton K.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Kingswood, Surrey, The World's Work (1913) Ltd: 1965

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 065794

Condition: Good


Takes the absolute beginner and propels them gently but firmly into the fourth seat at the bridge table, telling them the minimum of card etiquette and terminology they need to know before they sit down. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 102 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Twentieth-Century Lace

By: Pfannschmidt, Ernst Erik

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Mills and Boon: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022161

ISBN: 0263056279

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide to the history and techniques of this ancient art. Clean, bright copy in pictorial laminated boards - 216 pages including index. Previous owner's details to ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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You Can Play and Laugh

By: Phillips, Hubert

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013986

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth covers with black lettering. Very clean and bright. Binding square and tight. Most of the book appeared in the authors columns in British Bridge World - 268 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bridge with Mr. Playbetter

By: Phillips, Hubert and Reese, Terence

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Batchworth Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058756

Condition: Good


Sequel to 'Bridge at Ruff's Club'. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback lacking a d/w - 221 pages. Small, stapled section tucked inside pouch to rear cover consisting of a reprint of hands given in the text. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Two Hundred Hands from Match Play

By: Phillips, Hubert, & Westall, B.C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. De La Rue & Co: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042588

Condition: Good


Brings together carefully selected hands from important matches and brings out the salient points in each case - opposite each hand is a discussion of the lessons that can be learned from it. A good clean hardback with previous owner's name on both front and rear endpapers. 292 pages including index View more info

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Trace Your Ancestors

By: Pine, L. G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1966

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 013127

Condition: Very Good


A comprehensive and authoritative guide designed for the amateur genealogist written by the former editor of Burke's Peerage. 96 pages including index. A clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Theory & Practice of Gamesmanship or the Art of Winning Games without Actually Cheating

By: Potter, Stephen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davies: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067879

Condition: Good


The author continues to share his methods on how to gain a crafty advantage. Previous owner's name/date to ffep. Light sunning to page edges else a good clean copy in blue boards with darkening to spine - 128 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 067879. View more info

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Begin Chess

By: Pritchard, D.B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Kingswood, Surrey, Paperfronts: 1975

Seller ID: 018366

ISBN: 0716005492

Condition: Good


A chess book designed to help the young and not-so-young delving right to the heart of each problem that confronts the beginner and explaining each difficulty with relentless clarity. A good clean, copy whose pages are yellowing with age. 154 pages including index. View more info

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More Practical Patter for Practical Magicians

By: Rae, Oswald

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tonbridge, Author: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067008

ISBN: .

Condition: Good


1920s magic booklet includes the trickes:- Sympathetic Silks; The Vanishing Golf Club; Card & Cigarette; Glass of Water through a Hat; Box of Matches and Silk; A Cue-rious case; The Four Aces; Candle and Bouquet; The Mysterious Links; Cigarette Production; Paper-Tearing Feats, aand the Succker Die Box. Heavily foxed throughout but nice tight binding. 43 pages + adverts. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bridge

By: Reese, Terence

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1976

Seller ID: 011644

ISBN: 0140460659

Condition: Reading Copy


A complete and objective account of the modern game - 208 pages. Pages yellowing with age. Light crease to rear cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Modern Bidding and the ACOL System

By: Reese, Terence

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Nicholson & Watson: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059836

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has internally repaired tear to front cover. 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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All You Need to Know about Play

By: Reese, Terence; Bird, David S.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1993

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 056308

ISBN: 0575056703

Condition: Very Good


Part of The Master Bridge Series and the sequel to All You Need to Know About Bidding. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages. Next post dispatch . View more info

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The Art of Defence in Bridge

By: Reese, Terence; Trezel, Roger

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1979

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056304

ISBN: 0575025980

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Master Bridge Series edited by Hugh Kelsey. The authors cover all the main areas of defence in their usual lucid fashion, not only setting out the correct plays but explaining the reasoning behind each one. Clean, tight paperback - 79 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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When to Duck, When to Win in Bridge

By: Reese, Terence; Trezel, Roger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059824

ISBN: 0706356128

Condition: Good


Part of the Master Bridge Series edited by Hugh Kelsey which contains books by the world's foremost experts on all aspects of the game. 64 page booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info