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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
1 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1991 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Roadside Architecture," by Joe Crea. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, a third to editorial page, moderate handling wear. 
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
2 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1989 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Casting Small Parts in Three Easy Steps," by Joe Crea. Cover painting by Ted Rose. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, moderate handling wear. 
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
3 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1992 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "The Pro Patria Mill," by Mike Blazek and Gabe Bradford. Cover painting by Chris Comport Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, trimmed top/bottom left corners, moderate general wear. 
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
4 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1990 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Ticket to Tincup," by Dick Shapiro. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, moderate handling wear. 
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
5 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1991 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Refrigerator Cars of the Colorado & Southern, Part 1," by Derrell Poole. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, thin crease to bottom right corner of front cover, moderate handling wear. 
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
6 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1992 Magazine About Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "The Sonoma Magnesite Company," by Craig S. LeVay. Cover painting by Dana Maranto. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, date stamp to same, trimmed top/bottom left corners, moderate general wear. 
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7 Dalton, Basil The Complete Patience Book
Pan T41 1967 1st Pan edition Paperback Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
originally published in 1948 by John Baker Publishers; an omnibus volume containing three books on Patience, by an authority on games and playing cards; contains "Single-Pack Patience," "Double-Pack Patience," and "Patience Problems and Puzzles"; 234 pgs.; mild spine roll, impressions, crosscrack, gift inscription to previous owner, tanned pages; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Using Magic in Teaching, Dean, Dicky
8 Dean, Dicky Using Magic in Teaching
No Place Privately Published 1975 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Dean provides instructions for the use of magic as teaching aids in a variety of subject areas. 206 pages, illustrated. An uncommon magic book. This copy w/only moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2, Heimburger, Don (editor)
9 Heimburger, Don (editor) Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2
River Forest Heimburger House Publishing Company 1991 Magazines Very Good Small Quartos -- from 9" to 12" tall 
The two 1991 issues of this uncommon magazine containing a wide variety of features and articles for Sn3 enthusiasts. Or, as the publisher would have it, "Capturing the spirit of S narrow gauge modeling." Each issue 40 pages, illustrated. Small library stamps, moderate general wear, trimmed top left corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Hoffmann, Professor Later Magic
London Routledge & Kegan Paul / RKP 1953 Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
From the front flap: "This is one of the few books on magic from which the reader actually can learn all the details necessary for actual performance." Red cloth w/black lettering/illustration, 554 pages + 3-page advertisement for Will Goldston's 'Tricks of the Masters,' illustrated. Gently bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, light edge soil, L. Davenport & Co. stamp to top right corner of front end paper, off-setting to end papers, a few marks made in margin by previous owner, in dust jacket w/moderately sun-darkened spine, moderate edgewear, small chip from top edge of rear panel, light chipping to corners/spine ends, general wear. Dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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11 Huxley, Francis The Raven and the Writing Desk
New York Harper & Row 1976 1st US edition Hard Cover About Very Good About Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
"As all readers of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' will know, when Alice sat down (uninvited) at the Mad Tea-party, the Hatter oepend his eyes very wide and asked, 'Why is a raven like a writing-desk?' The riddle is famous because when Alice in turn asked 'What's the answer?' the Hatter replied that he hadn't the faintest idea. It has provoked ingenius possible answers from many Great Minds, but in this utterly engaging 'Enquiry,' Francis Huxley has undertaken the first investigation *in depth*." A charming and interesting look at the old puzzler presented by Lewis Carroll. Brown cloth, 191 pages (including Index), illustrated. Some lean, lightly dusted edges, light corner wear. Rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, slightly sunned spine, light edgewear/crinkling, light chipping/wear to top corner of front fold, stain to reverse of bottom edge (not visible on front). 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Leeming, Joseph Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards
New York Gramercy Publishing Company Reprint Hard Cover Good to Very Good Good to Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
covers a variety of magic tricks, puzzles, stunts, and 20 different kinds of solitaire; "(An abridgement of 'Games With Playing Cards' Plus Tricks and Stunts)"; red cloth, 107 pgs., illustrated; splash-staining to cloth, moderate edgewear, internally clean; rubbed dj w/moderate edgewear, small chip from top right corner of front panel; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Rogue Trader -- Citadel of Skulls, Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams
13 Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams Rogue Trader -- Citadel of Skulls
Roseville Fantasy Flight Games / Games Workshop Limited 2010 1589947983 / 9781589947986 First Edition Pictorial Boards Near Fine Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall Amy Ashbaugh, Matt Bradbury, John Blanche, Adam Burn, Mauro dal Bo, Zach Graves, Nuala Kennedy, Pat Loboyko, Peter Mohrbacher, David Nash, and Ben Zweifel 
Part II of The Warpstorm Adventure Trilogy, a role-playing game set "in the grim darkness of the 41st Millennium." Which isn't significantly different from the grim darkness of the 21st millennium, except that they get to slaughter their crooked politicians, and we ask them to screw us over repeatedly. God, we're a funny species! 72 pages. Mildly bumped corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Rogue Trader -- The Frozen Reaches, Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams
14 Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams Rogue Trader -- The Frozen Reaches
Roseville Fantasy Flight Games / Games Workshop Limited 2010 1589947967 / 9781589947962 First Edition Pictorial Boards Very Good to Fine Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall A.L. Ashbaugh, Matt Bradbury, Adam Burn, Wayne England, David Griffith, David Kang, Adam Lane, Paulo Parente, Oleg Saakyan, and Mark Smith 
Part I of The Warpstorm Adventure Trilogy, a role-playing game set "in the grim darkness of the 41st Millennium." Which is a lot like the grim darkness of the 21st millennium, except that we're stuck with guys named Newt and Mitt, and they get Remi Dante and Hadron Shard. 72 pages. Thin .5" slit to left edge of front cover, bumped top corners. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 Phillips, Hubert THE PENGUIN HOYLE, A Book of Indoor Games
Penguin Handbooks PH36 1958 First Edition Paperback Good 
divided into three sections: Card Games (Contract Bridge, Whist, Booby, Option, Piquet, Bezique, Cribbage, Black Maria, Canasta, Poker, Brag, Rummy, Round Games, Patience Games), Games of Encounter (Draughts, Backgammon, Chess War Game, Naval War Game), and Party Games (Getting-Together Games, Action Games, Round Games, Word Games, Mezzorrow Games, Quiz Games), and containing a wealth of information about the main games and variations; 370 pgs. + 4 unused Notes pgs., illustrated; edgewear, tanning, general wear; 
Price: 6.00 USD
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16 Rafferty, Kathleen (editor) Dell Crossword Dictionary
Dell D200 1957 Paperback Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Originally printed in 1950 as Dell 434, going through twelve printings as that and Dell 1434 (the "1" indicating a reissue) before going through several printings as D200, and eventually ending up as C-109 in 1960. A bit of spine roll, some scraping to spine edges, tanned pages. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Tepper, Ruth Lake THE SHERLOCK HOLMES CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK, Famous Adventures, Fascinating Features
Avenel Gramercy Books/Random House Value Publishing 1986 0-517-60670-4 / 9780517606704 3rd thus Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Sidney Paget 
originally published in 1977 by Clarkson N. Potter; a collection of crossword puzzles with stories related to them; puzzles unworked; Introduction by Robert Leslie Hirtle; 160 pgs.; slight board warp, thin impressions; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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