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Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 017139

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 017146

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 017150

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 017161

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 017195

Condition: About Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 017199

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Complete Patience Book

By: Dalton, Basil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pan T41: 1967

Edition: 1st Pan edition

Seller ID: 010587

Condition: Very Good


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; View more info

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Using Magic in Teaching

By: Dean, Dicky

Price: $45.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Published: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016380

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2

Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2

By: Heimburger, Don (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: River Forest, Heimburger House Publishing Company: 1991

Seller ID: 017126

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Later Magic

By: Hoffmann, Professor

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul / RKP: 1953

Seller ID: 014447

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

The Raven and the Writing Desk

By: Huxley, Francis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: 1st US edition

Seller ID: 005187

Condition: About Very Good


"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... View more info

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

By: Leeming, Joseph

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Publishing Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010719

Condition: Good to Very Good


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; View more info

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Rogue Trader -- The Frozen Reaches

By: Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Roseville, Fantasy Flight Games / Games Workshop Limited: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017777

ISBN: 1589947967

Condition: Very Good to Fine


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. View more info

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Rogue Trader -- Citadel of Skulls

By: Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roseville, Fantasy Flight Games / Games Workshop Limited: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017778

ISBN: 1589947983

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

THE PENGUIN HOYLE, A Book of Indoor Games

By: Phillips, Hubert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Handbooks PH36: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008771

Condition: 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., ill... View more info

Dell Crossword Dictionary

By: Rafferty, Kathleen (editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dell D200: 1957

Seller ID: 005619

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

THE SHERLOCK HOLMES CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK, Famous Adventures, Fascinating Features

By: Tepper, Ruth Lake

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avenel, Gramercy Books/Random House Value Publishing: 1986

Edition: 3rd thus

Seller ID: 010021

ISBN: 0-517-60670-4

Condition: Near Fine


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; View more info