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61 HOROWITZ, I. A. & REINFELD, FRED. Chess For Beginners.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1960. Third Paperback Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Does not include pocket chessboard. 
A clear, succinct guide to the game Intended for readers who are taking up chess for the first time, this logical, easy-to-follow manual is also immensely helpful to average players who will find many valuable hints for quick improvement in their play. Illustrated with 170 diagrams. 
Price: 5.94 USD
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62 HOROWITZ, I. A. & REINFELD, FRED. How To Think Ahead In Chess: The Methods And Techniques Of Planning Your Entire Game.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1951. Eighth Printing. A Fireside Book. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Shows you how to plan your entire game from the very first move. It will enable you to guide the game into channels of your own choosing, whether you are playing White or Black. It shows you a revolutionary treatment of the opeings. Then, with this fundamental knowledge at your command, you are shown how to think ahead, step by step, through the pitfalls of the Middle Game, into the safe harbor of a successful End Game. 
Price: 13.35 USD
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63 HORTON, BYRNE J. Dictionary Of Modern Chess.
Citadel, Secaucus: 1972. 0806501731 / 9780806501734 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good, clean copy. 
More than 800 up-to-date entries cover, among other aspects of the game, the following: general and basic terms; specific chess openings with diagrams; biographical sketches of chess notables whose contributions have become part of the chess heritage; chess organizations, functionally defined; and chess publications, books and periodicals. 
Price: 21.71 USD
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64 HOWARD, KENNETH S. The Enjoyment Of Chess Problems.
McKay, Philadelphia: 1943. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Dustjacket is fragile and chips of it are missing in a number of places. 
Designed to give the chess player and the problem devotee, in an informal way, a basic knowledge of problem terms and themes that will double his or her enjoyment in solving problems. Deals with direct-mate two-movers, three-movers and longer problems, and also has a chapter on self-mates. Includes Index. 
Price: 9.03 USD
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65 HUTCHENS, JOHN; (EDITOR). The Gambler's Bedside Book.
Taplilnger Publishing Company, New York: 1977. 0800831233 / 9780800831233 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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66 JAYNE, CAROLINE FURNESS; HADDON, ALFRED C. (ETHNOLOGICAL INTRODUCTION). String Fingers And How To Make Them: A Study Of Cat's-cradle In Many Lands.
Dover, New York: 1962. New Dover edition of work first published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1906 under the former title of String Figures. s Softcover. Good condition. An inscription to former owner appears on front endpaper and there is a very slight discoloration on title page due to a newspaper clipping that had been inserted. 
Describes in a simple and easy-to-follow manner how to make no less than 107 different string figures just as they are made in their lands of origin. Gives a thorough and readily understandable treatment so that a beginner can follow the steps and make the figures with the help of a teacher. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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67 KAPLAN, EDGAR. Winning Contract Bridge.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York:1964. 0486245594 / 9780486245591 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Teaches Point-Count Bidding, Playing and Scoring so you can play with confidence. A daring competitor explains the strategy and psychology of modern bridge as played by the experts. "A Bridge Classic of the First Magnitude." -- Allan Truscott, Bridge Editor, The New York Times 
Price: 13.06 USD
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68 KIDDER, HARVEY. Kids' Book Of Chess And Chess Set.
Workman Publishing, New York: 1990. 0894807676 / 9780894807671 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Explains all the basic elements of the game in a colorful, dramatic story of the medieval battlefield that the chessboard represents. All the pieces from pawn to king are introduced according to the role they play in the chess game and compared to their actual role in medieval life. How to begin the game, move the pieces, and develop a winning strategy are well described in clear, simple text; accurate diagrams; and delightful illustrations of medieval life. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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69 LANGFIELD, PAUL. Chess: Move By Move.
Hamlyn, London: 1973. 0600400409 / 9780600400400 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 7.55 USD
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70 LASHER, MICAH. The Magic Of Micah Lasher: More Than Fifty Tricks That Will Amaze And Delight Everyone- Including You.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1996. 0684813904 / 9780684813905 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Professional magicians everywhere have hailed fourteen-year-old Micah Lasher as a prodigy. In this introduction to the basics of magic - perfect for beginners ay any age - Lasher shows you how to perform the tricks he's used to delight (and deceive) his legion of fans. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.89 USD
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71 LASKER, EDWARD. Chess Strategy.
Dover, New York: 0486205282 / 9780486205281 Republication of Second Revised Edition of 1915. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Teaches general strategic principles rather than having you memorize highly detailed analyses. Great players of over half a century are represented: Marshall, Spielmann, Tarrasch, Capablanca, Janowski, Rubinstein, Alekhine, Emanuel Lasker, Nimzovich, and many others. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.46 USD
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72 LASKER, EDWARD. Chess Strategy.
Dover Publications, New York: 1959. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 7.13 USD
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73 LASKER, EDWARD; WATTS, W. H. (INTRODUCTION). Lasker's How To Play Chess: An Elementary Text Book For Beginners, Which Teaches Chess By A New, Easy And Comprehensive Method.
Crown Publishing Inc., New York. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition with DJ slightly faded and worn. 
Written by one of the immortals of chess, Dr. Lasker explains his points of information by general strategy and special solutions, presenting them succinctly and leading the enthusiast almost imperceptibly from the basic to the more advanced stages. Includes many board diagrams and an Index. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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74 LASKER, EMANUEL. Lasker's Manual Of Chess.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1960. 0486206408 / 9780486206400 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The book is one of the most thorough studies of the game ever written, and though its main appeal is to the intermediate to skilled player, it begins its explanations at a level which can be understood by the beginner. Emanuel Lasker held the world chess championship longer than anyone else - 28 years. 
Price: 8.03 USD
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75 LEVY, DAVID & NEWBORN, MONROE. How Computers Play Chess.
Computer Science Press, New York: 1990. 0716782391 / 9780716782391 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Assesses the current state of the art and offers expert insight into just when computers will beat the world's best humans. Presents a broad coverage of computer chess, from its historical development to an analysis of how computers select moves. Includes an Index. "The book is fascinating for both its breadth and detail." - Shelby Lyman, PBS Chess Host and Syndicated Chess Columnist 
Price: 76.63 USD
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76 LEVY, DAVID. The 1976 U. S. Computer Chess Championship.
Computer Science Press, Potamac: 1977. 0914894048 / 9780914894049 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 28.26 USD
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77 LEVY, DAVID; NEWBORN, MONROE. More Chess And Computers: The Microcomputer Revolution, The Challenge Match.
Computer Science Press, Potomac: 1980. 0914894072 / 9780914894070 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 27.98 USD
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78 LOMBARDY, WILLIAM & MARSHALL, BETTE (INTERNATIONAL GRANDMASTERS); MARSHALL, BETTE (PHOTOGRAPHER). Chess For Children: Step-by-step.
Little, Brown & Co., Boston: 1977. 0316530913 / 9780316530910 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
A new, easy way to learn the game. 
Price: 14.96 USD
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79 MACFARLAN, ALLAN & PAULETTE. Handbook Of American Indian Games.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1985. 0486248372 / 9780486248370 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Fun-loving youngsters will find new trails to amusement in this varied collection of 150 spirited, entertaining and easy-to-play games once played by Indian tribes across America. Presents a rich assortment of active, quiet, competitive and instructive games for boys and girls of all ages that offer hours of enjoyment and provide insight into how American Indians thought, lived and played. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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80 MACKETT- BEESON, A. E. J. Chessmen.
Octopus Books, London: 1973. 070640050X / 9780706400502 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
The game of chess has spread throughout the world since its earliest beginnings in the Ganges valley nearly 5,000 years ago. Craftsmen have made sets and pieces from a wide variety of different materials: boxwood, ebony, softwoods, ivory, bone, glass, precious stones, silver, gold, brass, stainless steel and plastics. Contains 123 illustrations in color and black and white. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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