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The Gist of Whist: Being a Concise Guide to the Modern Scientific Game, Embracing the Improved Method of American Leads and a Complete Glossary of the Common and Technical Terms

By: Coffin, Charles E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J. Selwin Tait & Sons: 1894

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2206180


Third edition. General light wear to boards, front and rear hinges starting, pencil names to front endpaper verso. 1894 Small Hard Cover. xii, 102, [4] pp. CONTENTS: Part I. Fundamental Principles - Introductory, Explanations and Abbreviations, Theory of the Game, Whist Practice, General Rules; Part II. American Leads - Plain Suits, The Trump Suit; Part III. Conventional Plays - Second Hand Play, Third Hand Play, Fourth Hand Play, Later Leads; Part IV. Practical Precepts... View more info

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Expert Misbidding

By: Kerwin, Madeleine; Herts, B. Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Covici Freide: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1785600


First edition. Spine toned, corners rubbed. 1932 Hard Cover. 140 pp. A series of examples taken from games played by Bridge 'superexperts', in which the author explains why many of the decisions made were foolish. Uncommon - OCLC shows 7 copies, all in northeast or abroad. View more info

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21: Bringing Down the House -- The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions (Movie Tie-in Edition)

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2002

Seller ID: 1655675


Bright copy. 2002 Trade Paperback. 265 pp. The inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions. Inspiration for the motion picture. View more info

Image for The Boys' Own Book of Indoor Sports and Choice Parlor Games. A Compendium of Numerous New and All the Old Favorite Wonders That Have Served to Amuse Mankind in All Ages. The Secrets of Ventriloquism 'Given Away' by a Master; Conjuring and Stage Magic Fully Explained; All the Famous Card Tricks Made Easy. (Arlington Edition)

The Boys' Own Book of Indoor Sports and Choice Parlor Games. A Compendium of Numerous New and All the Old Favorite Wonders That Have Served to Amuse Mankind in All Ages. The Secrets of Ventriloquism 'Given Away' by a Master; Conjuring and Stage Magic Fully Explained; All the Famous Card Tricks Made Easy. (Arlington Edition)

By: Prof. Blitz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co., New York:

Seller ID: 1924372


No jacket. Edges lightly stained & faded, front hinge starting, pages heavily toned. 117; 94; 72; 61 pp. 4-page terminal publisher ad. Original red cloth, black stamped titles & decorations. Four sections paginated separately, on parlor games, magic, ventriloquism, and boxing, all except the ventriloquism section include black & white illustrations. View more info

Zen of Gambling: The Ultimate Guide to Risking It All and Winning at Life

By: Root, Wayne Allyn; Pease, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1313183


First edition. Remainder mark on page base, 1/2 inch jacket tear. Very Good. 2004 Hard Cover. 336 pp. In The Zen of Gambling, the star of Spike TV's Wayne Allyn Root's WinningEDGE(tm) shows readers why -- be it in the casino, on the playing field, or in the boardroom -- it is so vital to take risks in life. Wayne Allyn Root lives an American Dream: he makes tons of money sitting on his couch watching sports on television. In fact, as CEO of GWIN Inc., America's only publ... View more info