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Image for Whist Universal: An Analysis of the Game as Improved by the Introduction of American Leads and Adapted to All Methods of Play

Whist Universal: An Analysis of the Game as Improved by the Introduction of American Leads and Adapted to All Methods of Play

By: G.W.P.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Company: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06378

Condition: Very Good


Houghton Mifflin & Co. appears on the spine as publisher. Their imprint, Ticknor and Company, appears on the title page as publisher. No additional printings indicated. Minor wear and bumping to the spine ends and corners. Light spotting to bottom edge. Top edge gilt. Contemporary ownership name in pencil on the blank page following the front endpapers (Amasa Howard 1889) and also on the title page (name without date). Dr. Amasa Howard was a Dartmouth Medical School grad... View more info

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American or Standard Whist

By: G.W.P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Company: 1886

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 06379

Condition: Very Good


Bumping to the spine ends and corners. Light soil to covers and top edge. Only one occurrence of penciled marginalia found. Additionally, contemporary ownership name in pencil on the blank page following the front endpapers (Amasa Howard, Chelmsford, Mass.) and also on the title page (name with date, 1889). Dr. Amasa Howard was a Dartmouth Medical School graduate and lived in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. [xxiv] 268 pages with Introduction and Prefaces to the Eighth and Six... View more info

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Second International Checker Match: America vs. Great Britain 1927

By: Heffner, August J. (Annotated by) and John G. Finley (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Frank R. Wendemuth: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04737

Condition: Fair


Red cloth with gilt titles and embossed checkerboard. Moisture staining to about half of the front and rear covers. Front and rear hinges cracking, but covers and signatures/pages holding well. Previous owner name and address inked on front pastedown. 459 pages, with history, meeting minutes and rules. Bios on the officials and players followed by a recounting of the rounds of the match, annotated with comments and diagrams. Black & white photos of officials and the Amer... View more info