New York: Harmony Books, 1976. Paperback. Eigth printing. Very good in original paper wrappers with red spine panel and white title to spine. Minor wear and rubbing to edges of covers and spine panel. Clean, bright interior. Illustrated with game boards and awesome pictures of Scrabble players from the 70s. 160 pages. Size: oblong small quarto. GAME/122115. Very Good.
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1942). Hardcover. 8vo. 5th edition. Includes directions for making origami, a few paper based magic tricks, puzzles, and games. Very good in red cloth covered boards with black title to front and spine panels. Rubbing and light soiling to exterior as well as bumping to spine ends and corners. Contains directions and many illustrations that show how to make objects with paper. 152 pages. Games and Hobbies. GAM1/04261. Very Good.
New York: Scott Stamp and Coin, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good in original maroon leatherette covered boards with silver lettering to front board and to spine. Corners and edges lightly rubbed. Minor wear to exterior hinges. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Hobbies. HOB1/1312. Very Good.
Baltimore: Peabody Institute Library, 1960. Paperback. Paper Wrappers. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo. Side-stapled beige wrappers with black title to front panel and playing card pasted down to front panel. Front wrapper is present but detached and is heavily chipped and creased. Interior is very clean with bright text. The interior pages are not chipped, but have minor wear to corners. Tight binding. Housed in a manilla folder. Games. GAM/052704. Good +.
NY: Frederik A. Stokes, 1887. Hardcover. 12mo. FIRST EDITION. Blue cloth backed paper covered boards. Fraying/chipping to cloth along spine ends and joints. Wear to edges and corners of boards. Full color illustration to front board with minor scuffing. Clean interior with a few dog-eared pages. 136 pages. GAM/032906. Very Good.
Theodore Presser, 1941. Hardcover. Very good+ in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. Light rubbing to lower board, but overall nice and bright. Owner name on front endpaper. Games and Hobbies. Index, 392. GAM1/03061. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, 1870. Hardcover. SCARCE. Small 8vo. Very good- in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title and decoration to front board and to spine. A few small spots of oxidation and discoloration to front board. Minor bumping and rubbing to edges. Paper is brittle with chips to margins of a few pages. Title page and page 47 are detached but present and first several pages are nearly detached. Browning to pages. Text remains bright with illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Games and hobbies. HOB112111. Very Good -.
Chicago: John C. Winston Company, 1931. Hardcover. Vg in brown velvet like cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor rubbing to boards and bumping to spine ends. Writing in pen to several pages throughout. Else is clean and bright with illustrations and diagrams. 236 pages. Hobbies and Games. HOB1/2062. Very Good.
New York: The Spool Cotton Company, 1948. First Edition. Paperback. FIRST EDITION. In wraps. Detailed instructions for crocheting doilies. Very good minus pink wrapper with B/W photographic illustration, several creases, and mild rubbing to wrapper; small 4to. First edition. 1.5 tear at bottom of spine. Small bit of soiling on back cover. Secure binding and bright text. Small creases and very mild foxing to interior. Large black and white photographic illustrations on almost every page. 15 pages. Art how to guide. ART/01074. Very Good.
1935. Paper Wrappers. 4to. Full color paper wrappers with yellow title to front panel. Several small closed tears to edges of wrappers. Minor creasing to corners of wrappers. Interior is very clean with bright text. Browning to margins of pages; does not effect text. Side-stapled. 92 pp. HOB/121504. Very Good.
Baltimore: The Baltimore Sun, (2000). Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in fine illustrated blue dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. 202 pages. Hobbies. HOB/041514. Fine / Fine.
Radnor, PA: Wallace-Homestead Book Company, 1992. Paperback. SCARCE. Near fine illustrated paper wrappers with white title to blue spine. Slight bumping to corners. Interior is clean, tight. Illustrated throughout, including 10 color plates. Index, 197 pages. Games. GAMES/10033. Near Fine.