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CHESS CANADA ECHECS & EN PASSANT. 39 issues. 1981-1989
1 CHESS CANADA ECHECS & EN PASSANT. 39 issues. 1981-1989
Softcover Very Good 8vo. 
Eleven copies of Chess Canada Echecs: numbers 48, 52-61. And twenty eight copies of En Passant: numbers 62, 64-72, 77-80, 83-87, 89-95, 97-98. Ranging from 1981 through 1989; an impressive array of games. Very good condition, with some staples rusted but all holding fine. No odor. 
Price: 84.50 CDN
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2 Fling, Helen Treasure Chest of Marionette Hobby-Craft Book 4
New York Treasure Chest Publications 1937 Saddle Stapled Card Covers Good 8vo 
Production, Stagecraft, Direction and Preparation of Marionette Plays, also One Complete Play. Measures 9.2 x 6.6 inches, 48 pages. Marginal staining to lower right corner of first 20 pages and rear cover; former owner's name to verso of front cover. Holding well with original staples. The play included is The Enchanted Tree, in three acts. 
Price: 26.00 CDN
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Sam Loyd's Picture Puzzles With Answers, Loyd, Sam
3 Loyd, Sam Sam Loyd's Picture Puzzles With Answers
Brooklyn Sam Loyd [Jr.] 1924 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
[6], 114, [8] pages; lacking the two coloured supplements advertised on front cover paper onlay and printed in b&w at rear of book. Covers soiled, front endpaper a bit grubby and with evidence of worming along hinge. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. Offered with an as-new copy of the Algrove/Lee Valley reprint that "deleted" 14 of the original puzzles that "caricature non-whites in various derogatory ways". 
Price: 1625.00 CDN
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What Shall We Do To-Night? Or Social Amusements for Evening Parties furnishing complete and varied programmes for Twenty-Six Entertainments, Mayne, Leger D.
4 Mayne, Leger D. What Shall We Do To-Night? Or Social Amusements for Evening Parties furnishing complete and varied programmes for Twenty-Six Entertainments
New York Dick & Fitzgerald 1873 Cloth Very Good 12mo. 
366 pages plus 6 pages of ads at rear. Profusely and humorously illustrated with 107 figures. Edges rubbed; personal bookplate and signature on it to front pastedown. Binding is sound; a few leaves have a pea-sized stain but overall a clean interior with no foxing. An excellent example of this uncommon work of parlor shenanigans. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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The Theory of the Modern Scientific Game of Whist. Together with the Laws of Whist As Revised by the Portland and Arlington Clubs, Pole, William
5 Pole, William The Theory of the Modern Scientific Game of Whist. Together with the Laws of Whist As Revised by the Portland and Arlington Clubs
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1887 Boards Very Good 12mo 
136 pages. Pictorial paper covered boards with light rubbing and soiling. Ex Montreal Fraser Institute library with their plate to front pastedown, accession number to foot of Contents page, small circular blind embossed seal to pagee 9-13, no evidence of pocket at rear. Unobtrusive tideline to lower margin up to page 18; overall a clean interior. Binding sound and hinges secure. 
Price: 65.00 CDN
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