London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1950. With contributions by James Andrews, M.C., M.B., T. Clifford Bland, Robert Blockey, Robin Farmiloe, Robin Harrison, John Inge, Christopher Lee-Elliott, Alastair McArthur, Douglas Service, and Michael Shephard. 63 illustrations. 352pp. 8vo, two-toned cloth. London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, (1950). Bumped corner, but still a near fine copy. Volume 29 of The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastime. Founded by The Right Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., G.C.V.O., D.L......
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London: Macmillan, 1887. 96pp plus 4pp of ads. Slim 8vo, gilt-stamped red cloth (lightly edgeworn; small ink spot on cover). London: Macmillan, 1887. Second (First Published) edition. With the book, as part of it, is a printed envelope. dated 1886, containing a card & five (of nine) counters, which constitutes the game. The first edition of the book, dated 1886 failed to reach Dodgson's standard, and apparently was condemned by him before public issue.
London: Macmillan, 1887. 96pp plus 4pp of ads. Slim 8vo, gilt-stamped red cloth (light edge-wear with a vertical ink stain on the spine). London: Macmillan, 1887. Second (First Published) edition. The first edition of the book, dated 1886 failed to reach Dodgson's standard, and apparently was condemned by him before public issue. This copy lacks the envelope containing the game & markers.
Washington: Government Printing Ofiice, 1907. 21 plates, Frontis. in color; 1112 text illus. 846pp. 4to, cloth; (corners bumped, bottom of spine frayed). Washington: Government Printing Ofiice, 1907. Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1903.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Selected and fully annotated by Fischer, with introductions to the games by Grandmaster Larry Evans. Illus. 384pp., 8vo, cloth-backed black boards, d.w. lightly soiled, d.w. sunned on spine portion, otherwise very good. New York.: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Second Printing.
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003. With a foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson. Profusely illustrated in color. 159 pages. 4to, pictorial boards. New York: New York Historical Society, (2003). Fine. Work is based on an exhibition of games from the New-York Historical Society's Liman collection.
Japan: Yasutaro Sato, 1933. Pictorial map. Measures 43 x 31. This incredible 1933 Japanese pictorial map of the world was drawn by Keizo Shimada and published by Yasutaro Sato. The map depicts the entire world on unusual non-Mercator projection. The Japanese Empire, on which the map is centered, is shown in red and includes modern day North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan. Throughout, beautiful illustrations depicts the culture, people, flora, and fauna of the various countries and regions. Some of...
Norfolk: Fakenham, 1860. Hundreds of black & white illustrations. Tall 8vo, blind stamped maroon cloth (covers are significantly dampstained and somewhat bowed; binding color has bled onto first and last several pages; majority text block is clean). Norfolk: Fakenham, 1860. First edition. A good only copy of this very scarce book.