b&w photos. Very Good/ Very Good. 192, Red and black spine with white lettering. Boards are clean, very light shelf wear. Page edges have light foxing. Interior is clean and tight. Dj has light shelf and edge wear. Wrapped in brodart.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo. 192pp, index, bw ills. Or red cloth in jacket. Occasional pencil underlining. Jacket has slightest of edgewear and rubbing. Gaming through the ages and gambling today are examined in this interesting glance at social history. Card games, horses, pigeons, greyhounds, pools, lotteries, casino games are all here and the history of the gaming centers-Baden-Baden, Monte Carlo, and Las Vegas-are described. So too, are some of the most famous professional and amateur gamblers of all time.
Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Examins the soical history of gambling from card games, to horses, pigeons to casino games and also looks at the careers of some of the most famous professional and amateur gamblers of all time including Casanova, Gordon Selfridge and the Aga Khan. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has faded spine, Previous owner's name on front endpaper.
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. 1st Printing. Fine in very good dust jacket with small abrasion near lower left corner of front panel. No jacket tears or chips and not price-clipped.
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