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Games : from backgammon to blackjack

Author: Daniel King
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel King
ISBN: 0753408163 9780753408162
OCLC Number: 52143889
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 Half Title; 2-3 Title; 4-5 Copyright And Contents; 6-7 Board Games Introduction; 8-11 Ancient Board Games; 12-13 Nine Men's Morris; 14-15 Fox And Geese; 16-21 Backgammon; 22-25 Go; 26-31 Chess; 32-35 Mancala; 36-39 Draughts; 40-41 Card Games Introduction; 42-43 Children's Card Games; 44-45 Solo Card Games; 46-47 Rummy; 48-49 Cribbage; 50-51 Whist; 52-53 Spades; 54-55 Hearts; 56-57 Blackjack; 58-59 Poker; 60-61 Glossary; 62-63 Index; 64 Web Addresses/Acknowledgements
Responsibility: Daniel King.

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