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Games : from backgammon to blackjack : learn to play the world's favourite games

Author: Daniel King
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This follow-up title to "Chess - From First Moves to Checkmate" introduces a wide range of board and card games, detailing their history and strategy as well as providing playing instructions for a variety of international games including draughts, mancala, rummy and whist.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel King
ISBN: 0753408163 9780753408162 0753408619 9780753408612
OCLC Number: 52696624
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Include: Ancient games --
Nine men's morris --
Fox and geese --
Backgammon --
Go --
Chess --
Mancala --
Draughts --
First card games --
Rummy --
Cribbage --
Whist --
Spades --
Hearts --
Blackjack --
Poker.
Responsibility: Daniel King.

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