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The book of games

Author: Peter Arnold
Publisher: London : Chancellor Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book teaches readers how to play and win more than 40 of the world's most popular board and card games. The rules and basic principles of each game, and many of its variants, are described and accompanied by helpful step-by-step diagrams. In addition there are sections on the most successful strategies and example games are played through with instructive commentaries. Table games such as backgammon, chess,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Arnold
ISBN: 185152178X 9781851521784
OCLC Number: 60096766
Notes: Originally published: 1985. - 2nd ed. published 1989 as: The Hamlyn book of games.
Description: 207 pages ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Hamlyn book of games.
Responsibility: [general editor: Peter Arnold].

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This book teaches readers how to play and win more than 40 of the world's most popular board and card games. The rules and basic principles of each game, and many of its variants, are described and accompanied by helpful step-by-step diagrams. In addition there are sections on the most successful strategies and example games are played through with instructive commentaries. Table games such as backgammon, chess, dice games, hex, shogi and draughts, card games such as cribbage, bridge, solo whist, tarot, piquet and gambling games such as baccarat, blackjack, craps, new market, red dog, roulette and brag are included. www.clevercom.co.uk Site accessed 18/04/2007.

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