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The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions

By: Al Seckel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Carlton Books: 2004

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 245370

ISBN: 1842227106

Condition: 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 surp... View more info

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Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player

By: Anthony Holden

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Abacus: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 234944

ISBN: 0349115192

Condition: 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 come... View more info

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Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks

By: Bruce Weber and Dale Oliver

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Scholastic: 1999

Seller ID: 239093

ISBN: 0439129338

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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Chess

By: C. H. O'D. Alexander

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Pitman Publishing: 1954

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 244630

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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303 Tricky Chess Puzzles

By: Fred Wilson & Bruce Alberston

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Cardoza Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 235359

ISBN: 158042144X

Condition: 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 a... View more info

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Mathematical Curiosities 1 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together

By: Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tarquin Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 227310

ISBN: 0906212138

Condition: 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 View more info

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Mathematical Curiosities 2 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together

By: Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tarquin Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 227311

ISBN: 0906212146

Condition: 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 View more info

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Mathematical Curiosities 3 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together

By: Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tarquin Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 227312

ISBN: 0906212251

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Penguin Hoyle: A Book of Indoor Games

By: Hubert Phillips

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1958

Seller ID: 248266

Condition: Fair Condition


Bridge, Whist, Pontoon, Cribbage, Draughts, Canasta, Rummy, Patience, Bezique, Poker, Hoggenheimer, Piquet, Party Games 370 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 248266. Paperback View more info

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Where's The Meerkat?

By: Jen Wainwright

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books: 2011

Seller ID: 246877

ISBN: 1843177102

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 w... View more info

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My Undercover Family Fact File

By: John Astrop

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England., Puffin Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043548

ISBN: 014036062X

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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The Antiques Roadshow Quiz Book

By: Judith & Martin Miller

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, BBC/Chilston: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243371

ISBN: 0563204192

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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Popular Games of Patience: Forty Five of the Best Games Clearly Described and Illustrated

By: M. Whitmore Jones [Revised and Bought Up to Date y Laurence Morton]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Bazaar Exhange & Mart: 1922

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 241911

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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Comparative Anatomy - 2000 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

By: Marvin I. Gottlieb

Price: $10.00

Publisher: College Quiz Series: 1963

Seller ID: 228842

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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Poker The Real Deal: Insider Tips from the Co-Host of Celebrity Poker Showdown

By: Phil Gordon and Jonathan Grotenstein

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment: 2004

Seller ID: 242006

ISBN: 0689875908

Condition: 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 expla... View more info

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Reader's Digest Compendium of Puzzles & Brain Teazers

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Reader's Digest: 2001

Seller ID: 240128

ISBN: 1876689374

Condition: 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 View more info

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Whole Irresponsible Experiments! Science That'll Blow You Away

By: Sean Connolly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Icon Books: 2008

Seller ID: 247224

ISBN: 1840468769

Condition: Very Good Condition


Do try these at home! "Wholly Irresponsible Experiments" brings back the fun of being twelve. Scores of experiments take in a dazzling array of explosions, geysers, rockets and some outright oddities. The sparkling text includes ingredients, methods, outcomes, scientific explanations - and warnings - for each experiment. Charming illustrations recall the age of inspired amateurs. Amaze your friends with: a fire started with ice; a smoke bomb worthy of Harry Potter; a 5-metre-high cola fountain, perfect for turning enemies into a sticky mess; and a dramatic rocket - from a very ordinary... View more info

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Brain Teasers for Dummies [Mini Edition]

By: Timothy E. Parker

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Sydney, Wiley Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 247167

ISBN: 1118254821

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Small Octavo. 54 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9781118254820. Inventory No: 247167. Paperback View more info