This is an old, hardbound book called; The Complete Book of Games by Clement Wood and Gloria Goddard. There are 894 pages full of games of all sorts, illustrated with over one hundred diagrams. There are lots cards games including the whist group with a variety of bridge variations. There are games like Skat, Loo, Jambone and Shasta Sam. There’s the common Rummy, Hearts, Casino, Old Maid and Slap Jack. Cribbage, Poker and Tiddly Winks are also in there along with Mah Jongg and Pick-up Sticks. There are party games for adults and children including Charades, Treasure Hunt, Anagrams and Uncle Joshua. It has indoor athletics and dances, holiday games and outdoor games and the list just keeps going! It has a 1940 copyright date by Garden City Publishing of New York. No dust jacket.
It measures about 5 ¾” by 8 ½” by 1 7/8” and is in fairly good condition. The linen covered hardbound cover is the worst part with edge and corner wear including tears as shown in the pictures, fading and light soiling. The inside pages are generally clean and the spine is pretty tight. Some of the pages have creased corners.
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