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The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions, Al Seckel
1 Al Seckel The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions
Carlton Books 245370 Great Britain 2004 Third Printing 1842227106 / 9781842227107 Softcover Near Fine Condition Optical illusions have been fascinating our minds for centuries. By defying common perception and the workings of the eye with subtle, mind-teasing images, we gain a greater understanding of the way we ourselves look at the world, and how we can deceive ourselves regarding it. This lavishly produced book, contains some 280 of the most stunningly beautiful, involving and mind-stretching optical illusions reproduced in colour and black and white. With a huge variety of themes and effects, every type of optical illusion is represented. The effects in this collection will produce both joy and surprise in all age groups and genders. The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions is a collection of images from this fascinating area where art and science blur together. 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 1842227106. ISBN/EAN: 9781842227107. Inventory No: 245370. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
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Price: 30.00 AUD
 
 
Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player, Anthony Holden
2 Anthony Holden Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player
Abacus 234944 Great Britain 2005 Reprint 0349115192 / 9780349115191 Softcover Very Good Condition BIG DEAL is the mesmerising story of a year spent by bestselling biographer Anthony Holden in the tough world of the professional poker player. He spent days and nights in the poker paradise of Las Vegas, in Malta and Morocco, even shipboard, mingling with the legendary greats, sharpening his game, perfecting his repartee, and learning a great deal about himself in the process.Poker, Holden would insist, is not gambling. Like chess it is a paradigm of life at its most intense, a gladiatorial contest that brings out the best as well as the worst in people. Its heroes, its eccentrics and is comedians stalk the pages of this remarkable book, along with all the hair-raising, nail-biting excitement of the games themselves.A classic of the genre, BIG DEAL is here reissued with a new introduction by the author. 384 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0349115192. ISBN/EAN: 9780349115191. Inventory No: 234944. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 17.00 AUD
 
 
Who Killed The Robins Family - And Where an When and How and Why Did They Die?, Bill Adler [Created], Thomas Chastain [Written]
3 Bill Adler [Created], Thomas Chastain [Written] Who Killed The Robins Family - And Where an When and How and Why Did They Die?
William Morrow & Company 229539 New York 1983 0688021719 / 9780688021719 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family 152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Biography; United States; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0688021719. ISBN/EAN: 9780688021719. Inventory No: 229539. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 15.50 AUD
 
 
Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks, Bruce Weber and Dale Oliver
4 Bruce Weber and Dale Oliver Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks
Scholastic 239093 USA 1999 0439129338 / 9780439129336 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 84 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0439129338. ISBN/EAN: 9780439129336. Inventory No: 239093. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 11.00 AUD
 
 
Chess, C. H. O'D. Alexander
5 C. H. O'D. Alexander Chess
Pitman Publishing 244630 New York 1954 Third Edition Hardcover Good Condition Good 196 pages. Dust jacket has a few small tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles::Chess; United States; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 244630. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.00 AUD
 
 
Utterly Trivial Knowledge - The Sports Game For Trivia Supremos, David Robins
6 David Robins Utterly Trivial Knowledge - The Sports Game For Trivia Supremos
Penguin Books 228470 London 1985 0140084487 / 9780140084481 Softcover Very Good Condition eng 151 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0140084487. ISBN/EAN: 9780140084481. Inventory No: 228470. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 9.00 AUD
 
 
303 Tricky Chess Puzzles, Fred Wilson & Bruce Alberston
7 Fred Wilson & Bruce Alberston 303 Tricky Chess Puzzles
Cardoza Publishing 235359 New York 2004 158042144X / 9781580421447 Softcover Very Good Condition A carefully selected entertaining and instructive collection of tactical chess puzzles. The authors-both veteran professional chess instructors-have collected or created 303 typical game situations. Finding the right answer will bring about a forced checkmate or a winning material superiority. Divided into three chapters, each filled with 101 large, clear diagrams, the entire gamut of necessary tactical knowledge is challenged, tested, and with the result that the reader becomes a stronger player and has lots of fun in the process. "303 Tricky Chess Puzzles" is a perfect workbook for adults (or children) who want to sharpen their budding chess expertise. 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles::Chess; United States; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 158042144X. ISBN/EAN: 9781580421447. Inventory No: 235359. Paperback 
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Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Games Of The World, Frederic V. Grunfeld
8 Frederic V. Grunfeld Games Of The World
Unicef 241385 Switzerland 1975 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket How to make them, how to play them and how they came to be 280 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 241385. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
Mathematical Curiosities 1 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together, Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild
9 Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild Mathematical Curiosities 1 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together
Tarquin Publications 227310 1989 0906212138 / 9780906212134 Softcover Good Condition 31 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0906212138. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212134. Inventory No: 227310. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Mathematical Curiosities 2 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together, Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild
10 Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild Mathematical Curiosities 2 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together
Tarquin Publications 227311 1989 0906212146 / 9780906212141 Softcover Good Condition 31 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0906212146. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212141. Inventory No: 227311. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Mathematical Curiosities 3 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together, Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild
11 Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild Mathematical Curiosities 3 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together
Tarquin Publications 227312 1989 0906212251 / 9780906212257 Softcover Good Condition 31 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0906212251. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212257. Inventory No: 227312. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Where's The Meerkat?, Jen Wainwright
12 Jen Wainwright Where's The Meerkat?
Michael O'Mara Books 246877 2011 1843177102 / 9781843177104 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Paul Moran, Steve Wiltshire and Simon Ecob A meerkat family is on a round-the-world vacation trip, and kids who open this book are challenged to locate those roaming animals in a series of large, colorful, detail-packed street scenes. The meerkats' travels take them to Moscow's Red Square and New York's Times Square. The friendly but elusive creatures also show up in Venice at carnival time, at a floating farmer's market in Bangkok, Thailand, and at other colorful places that range from Paris to the Pyramids. Ten members of the meerkat family are cleverly hidden among crowds of people in every one of this book's bustling scenes. Kids will enjoy examining each two-page spread and seeking out all ten little animals. Boys and girls will also find checklists that challenge them to identify many other details in each of the book's big pictures. They'll find answers at the back of this fun-filled book. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrator: Paul Moran, Steve Wiltshire and Simon Ecob. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9781843177104. Inventory No: 246877. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 8.00 AUD
 
 
My Undercover Family Fact File, John Astrop
13 John Astrop My Undercover Family Fact File
Puffin Books 043548 London, England. 1992 First Edition 014036062X / 9780140360622 Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Unpagenated. Black and white illustrations. Minor creasing to spine, edges and corners of cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 014036062X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140360622. Inventory No: 043548. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 11.00 AUD
 
 
The Antiques Roadshow Quiz Book, Judith & Martin Miller
14 Judith & Martin Miller The Antiques Roadshow Quiz Book
BBC/Chilston 243371 Great Britain 1986 First Edition 0563204192 / 9780563204190 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 157 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0563204192. ISBN/EAN: 9780563204190. Inventory No: 243371. Paperback 
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Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
Popular Games of Patience: Forty Five of the Best Games Clearly Described and Illustrated, M. Whitmore Jones [Revised and Bought Up to Date y Laurence Morton]
15 M. Whitmore Jones [Revised and Bought Up to Date y Laurence Morton] Popular Games of Patience: Forty Five of the Best Games Clearly Described and Illustrated
The Bazaar Exhange & Mart 241911 London 1922 Third Edition Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good Condition No Dust Jacket blue boards. 166 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Ex-Libris pasted in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 241911. Hardcover 
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Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
Comparative Anatomy - 2000 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers, Marvin I. Gottlieb
16 Marvin I. Gottlieb Comparative Anatomy - 2000 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers
College Quiz Series 228842 1963 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 256 pages. Age tanning to pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 228842. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
Poker The Real Deal: Insider Tips from the Co-Host of Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil Gordon and Jonathan Grotenstein
17 Phil Gordon and Jonathan Grotenstein Poker The Real Deal: Insider Tips from the Co-Host of Celebrity Poker Showdown
Simon Spotlight Entertainment 242006 2004 0689875908 / 9780689875908 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition The secret is out. Poker has become the hottest game in town. No longer viewed as the pastime of husbands seeking refuge from their wives, it is regularly played by an estimated 80 million people. Many play at home or online, but taking the game out of the kitchen and into the casino can be intimidating. That' s where POKER: THE REAL DEAL comes in. World-class poker player and co-host of the hit show CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN Phil Gordon has paired with writer Jonathan Grotenstein to write this comprehensive guide to the game. In addition to introducing the most popular forms of poker and explaining the intricacies of this game of skill, they describe the ins and outs of poker psychology and groom the reader, from home player to seasoned professional, in a single volume. They examine the different breeds of players from the Rock to the Manic, detail what to wear, drink and tip, and profile the legends of the game with tips from some of the biggest names in poker today. This definitive guide to poker provides a rare inside look at the game in language accessible to players of every level. 283 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0689875908. ISBN/EAN: 9780689875908. Inventory No: 242006. Hardcover 
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Price: 28.00 AUD
 
 
Reader's Digest Compendium of Puzzles & Brain Teazers, Reader's Digest
18 Reader's Digest Reader's Digest Compendium of Puzzles & Brain Teazers
Reader's Digest 240128 Australia 2001 1876689374 / 9781876689377 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 1876689374. ISBN/EAN: 9781876689377. Inventory No: 240128. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Will Shortz Presents: Ferocious KenKen: 200 Challenging Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter, Tetsuya Miyamoto
19 Tetsuya Miyamoto Will Shortz Presents: Ferocious KenKen: 200 Challenging Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter
St. Martin's Griffin 241474 USA 2009 0312595611 / 9780312595616 Softcover Very Good Condition Are you tough enough? Tkae on this collection of 200 devilishly difficult KenKen puzzles! Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9780312595616. Inventory No: 241474. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 11.00 AUD
 


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