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SUPER MARIO GALAXY : Prima Official Game Guide (Collector's Edition), Black, Fletcher
1 Black, Fletcher SUPER MARIO GALAXY : Prima Official Game Guide (Collector's Edition)
United States Prima Games 2007 076155713X / 9780761557135 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
351pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and scuffed, soft vertical crease to rear flap. Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 25.50 AUD
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THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN BRIDGE 1930-1990 : An Introduction, Chua, Cathy
2 Chua, Cathy THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN BRIDGE 1930-1990 : An Introduction
Manuka, ACT, Australia The Australian Bridge Federation 1993 0646174592 / 9780646174594 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ii, + 290pp., b/white photographic illustrations and figures intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly surface indented, minor foredge crease. Contents include: Introduction, Chapter 1 -1930's: Is Bridge Killing the Art of Conversation?, Chapter 2 - 1930's: Melbourne for the Indoor Life, Chapter 3 - 1940 to 1959: Throwing Down the Gauntlet, Chapter 4 - 1960's: The World Accepts!, Chapter 5 - 1970 to 1990: Understanding the Present, Appendix: National Championship Results, Glossary, Bibliography, Index of Names in Main Text. Book weight approx. 460g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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3 Combes, Chris BEST GAMBLING STRATEGIES IN AUSTRALIA
No Details [australia] Self Published By Author First Edition Large Format Softcover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date [c.1999]. 184pp., intext colour plates, diagramatic examples and b/w tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss pictorial card wrapper lightly splayed and bumped on foredge corners, otherwise fine. The author, a gambler/mathematician of long standing, offers strategies to maximise your chances of winning . . . Contents, sub-chaptered, include: Blackjack, Crown pontoon, Poker, More casino games, Poker machines, Racing and sports betting, Gambling systems and the law of averages, Lotteries, More gambling in Australia, Recommendations, Questions and Answers, Appendices [11]. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 11.84 AUD
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4 Coombes, Chris BEST GAMBLING STRATEGIES IN AUSTRALIA
Australia Privately Published First Edition Stiff Card Paperback Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date [ c.late 1990's], 184pp., colour and b/w illustrations and charts throughout. Book clean, square and tight. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has miniscule corner bumps, else very good. The author, a mathematician and gambler, explains how to maximise your chances of winning at a variety of gambling genres. Contents, detailed, include: Blackjack, Pontoon, Poker, Casino games, Poker machines, Racing and sports betting, Gambling systems and the law of averages, Lotteries, Recommendations, Questions and answers. Book weight approx. 580g. 
Price: 13.62 AUD
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BOBBY FISCHER TEACHES CHESS, Fischer, Bobby, et al
5 Fischer, Bobby, et al BOBBY FISCHER TEACHES CHESS
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Cheshire Publishing 1972 0701516097 / 9780701516093 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, + 334pp., instructional diagrams throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards ditto bumped. Minor random fingermarks, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly tanned and edgeworn only. Using an instructional method they have termed 'Programmed Instruction', the authors offer the reader an innovative approach to improving your game of chess, be you novice or more advanced. Contents include: A Word From Bobby Fischer, The Phenomenal Bobby Fischer, About the Co-Authors, Introduction - How To Play Chess, 6 chapters, A Final Word. Book weight approx. 640g. 
Price: 23.68 AUD
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AUCTION BRIDGE MADE CLEAR, Foster, A.E.Manning
6 Foster, A.E.Manning AUCTION BRIDGE MADE CLEAR
London Everleigh Nash & Grayson 1929 8th Impression Hardcover (Flexible boards) Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
223pp., several intext, instructional diagrams. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over mildly striated flexible dark blue covers. Minor specks and fingermarks on random leaves. First published in 1921, contents of this 1929 edition include: Prelims., 17 chapters, Complete code of the new and revised laws of auction bridge, Laws of Contract Bridge, Scoring Table, Index. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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THE THEORY OF BLACKJACK : The Compleat Card Counter's Guide to the Casino Game of 21  (Sixth Edition), Griffin, Peter A.
7 Griffin, Peter A. THE THEORY OF BLACKJACK : The Compleat Card Counter's Guide to the Casino Game of 21 (Sixth Edition)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. Huntington Press 1999 0929712137 / 9780929712130 Sixth Edition Softcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
270pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves pristine. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. Contents include: Foreword to the Reader, 15 chapters, Supplement I & II, Index, Index of Charts and Tables. Book weight approx. 380g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.93 AUD
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EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE : Close-Up Table Magic, Hugard, Jean and Braue, Frederick
8 Hugard, Jean and Braue, Frederick EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE : Close-Up Table Magic
New York Dover Publictions 1974 0486217558 / 9780486217550 Later Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xxiv, + 448pp., plus (iv). Instructional, intext line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Firm Dover binding. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn, with noticeable colour change on spine. "In this definitive work on card technique, step-by-step instructions teach you the correct methods for the basic manipulations and the more advanced flourishes, and only then allow you to learn tricks . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Nomenclature, 6 chaptered 'parts', viz: Sleights, Flourishes, Technique, Tricks with Cards, One Hand Card Magic, Misdirection and Preservation. Book weight approx. 495g. 
Price: 18.03 AUD
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INSTRUCTIVE POSITIONS FROM MASTER CHESS, Mieses, J.
9 Mieses, J. INSTRUCTIVE POSITIONS FROM MASTER CHESS
London G.Bell & Sons 4th Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
No publication date (c. 1945). iv, + 76pp., illustrated throughout with game positions. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Original green cloth mildly faded on head and foot. Backstrip lightly bumped on head and heel. Original 'seller's' stamp on ffep., otherwise trivial flecks on textblock edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus nipped on head and heel of spine, U.V. affected (sunned) on same. Originally published in 1938. This undated fourth edition published immediate post WW2. It covers three components of chess, namely: From the Opening, From the Middle-Game, From the End-Game. Includes Preface and Index of Players. Book weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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BLACKJACK'S WINNING FORMULA : Revised and Expanded Edition, Patterson, Jerry L.
10 Patterson, Jerry L. BLACKJACK'S WINNING FORMULA : Revised and Expanded Edition
New York Perigee Books 1982 0399506179 / 9780399506178 Revised and Expanded Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, + 244pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. A smattering of foxing spots to textblock foredge, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed and bumped. "Money making techniques for Atlantic City, Nevada and the Caribbean . . . " Contents include: Acks., Author's Comment on the Revised Edition, 24 chapters over 7 'sections'. Book weight approx. 310g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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CHESS : ENDGAMES, Polgar, Laszlo
11 Polgar, Laszlo CHESS : ENDGAMES
Cologne Konemann 1999 3829005075 / 9783829005074 English Language Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
1159pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on, Gilt titles to front panel of undamaged black boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned (panels differing shades of blue). English translation by Vince Books, Budapest. Text in English, German, French, Spanish, and Hungarian. Examples in English."171 types in 4560 positions. In this volume, Laszlo Polgar has compiled an imposing collection of endgames based on the experience gained educating his daughters, Olympic Games winners and a world champion. To systemize this huge volume of material he used an up-to-date approach: similar ideas, motifs, types and structures in seemingly different positions to create individual groups. The first two of the 171 chapters give several hundred examples to illustrate the most important elementary and theoretical positions. Each of the following 169 chapters demonstrates an endgame type in 24 positions . . . " Book weight approx. 2.9 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 63.76 AUD
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EIN BLICK IN DIE SNOOKER REGELN, Tekook, Renate
12 Tekook, Renate EIN BLICK IN DIE SNOOKER REGELN
Dusseldorf Walter Rau Verlag 1993 3791904787 / 9783791904788 Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
112pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small, soft corner crease to a section of textblock. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front panel, minimal edgewear. German language text throughout. An entertaining look at the rules of snooker by German champion Renate Tekook. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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PROFESSIONAL BLACKJACK, Wong, Stanford
13 Wong, Stanford PROFESSIONAL BLACKJACK
United States Pi Yee Press 1994 0935926216 / 9780935926217 10th Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
352pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper has a barely perceptible soft crease to rear panel, else negligible scuffing. Updated and expanded 1994 edition. " . . . a reference book for card counters. It contains a virtually complete set of strategy numbers for the high-low counting system. The numbers in this book have been objectively derived on a computer, and thoroughly tested in casinos throughout the world . . . " Contents include: Preface, 15 chapters, Appendix A-E, Glossary, Selected References, Index. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE : Close-Up Table Magic, Hugard, Jean and Braue, Frederick
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INSTRUCTIVE POSITIONS FROM MASTER CHESS, Mieses, J.
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AUCTION BRIDGE MADE CLEAR, Foster, A.E.Manning
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