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The Royal Road to Card Magic
Hugard, Jean; Braue, Frederick
10.12 USD
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Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers
Gardner, Martin
12.88 USD
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1 Gardner, Martin Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers
The author's background is creating entertaining diversions for puzzle buffs of all ages and author of the popular "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American. He has collected, in this volume, a wide variety of fascinating puzzles for young readers. Many of the puzzles are classics, while others are presented here for the first time. Ridiculous riddles, tantalizing teasers, intricate mazes, deceptive illusions and so much more offer teens and young adult (and adults! ) hour of stimulating fun. Richly illustrated with diagrams and amusing drawings, this is one book that is hard to put down. Solutions included. The binding is gray with green lettering. This book club edition jacket has light wear at the corners spine ends. There is a small piece missing at the top back, and a light stain at the spine tail. In a protective cover. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Simon & Schuster
New York, NY, 1969, First Edition
Hardcover
As New in Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Kubinyi, Laszlo; 
003901; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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2 Goren, Charles H. Eight Steps to Winning Bridge - Signed
The author, an internationally known bridge player, developed the increasingly popular "Goren Method of Point Count Bidding. " This superb method of bidding enabled him to win an incredible number of tournaments, and at the time this was written, he was the only player in the history of bridge who had won every major champion currently in play. The book includes information on the Goren Point Count, Bidding and Responses, Play of the Cards, Opening Leads, Aids to Sound Partnership, and Instructive Quizzes. Lastly there is a summary of revisions to new bridge laws, which may be historical at this point, but the book is great for brushing up on your skills and learning a new method of play. Signed by the author on the front cover. There are two small holes in the front cover. , and a yellowed spot where a sticker may have been attached on the back. 48 pages. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" wide
TDC Heines
Amery, WI, 1975, 
Softcover
Very Good


003337; 
Price: 16.56 USD
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3 Hugard, Jean; Braue, Frederick The Royal Road to Card Magic
Originally printed in 1951, the authors of this book (both noted authorities on magic) present complete, easy to understand explanations of shuffles, flourishes, the glide, the glimpse, false shuffles and cuts, the pass, the classic force and many other techniques. These will enable card handlers to perform over 100 fabulous feats of card magic, including Thought Stealer, Gray's Spelling Trick, Do as I Do, Rapid Transit, Kangaroo Card and dozens of others. Illustrated with more than 120 clear line cuts that make the explanations easy to follow, this introduction to card conjuring will enable even beginners to develop professional-level skill and ability to perform tricks guaranteed to impress family and friends. Includes index. Pages i-xviii, 1-292, [i-ix]. Advertising for Dover books in the back. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Dover Publications
Mineola, New York, U. S. A., 1999, Reprint
Softcover
New

Illustrated by Drawings; 
003815; 
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4 The Forbes Collection Faberge Treasures Jigsaw Puzzle Book: the Forbes Collection Jigsaw Puzzle Book
0810911868 / 9780810911864; This is a book of some of Forbes most beautiful Faberge treasures, made into jigsaw puzzles. There are eight puzzles included. It looks like four puzzles but they are on both sides, making it a little more fun! Pictures and identification of each of the eight treasures are included. Everything stores right inside this fold-out book. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Harry N Abrams Inc
Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., 1998, 
Hardcover
New with no dust jacket


001793; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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