Gambling, Cons, Fakes, Frauds

26351-a. Arnold, Peter. THE BOOK OF GAMBLING. London, Hamlyn Publishing, 1974. 128pp., illus., index, bibliog., 4to. Green cloth. VG. 20.00

26352. Aton, Chef. THE POOL HUSTLER'S HANDBOOK: THE FIFTY BEST BILLIARD BRAIN TEASERS Alta Loma, CA, Tricks of the Trade, Inc., 2002. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Sprial bound. New. 15.00

26353. BEAT A CHEAT: SECRETS OF A CARD SHARP (Videocassette). Hollywood, CA, Premiere Home Video, 1989. Featuring Mike Joseph. VHS, 45 min. New. 27.00

26359. Dawson, Lawrence H. THE COMPLETE HOYLE’S GAMES. Hertfordshire, Wordswoth Editions, 1994. 480pp., illus., 12mo. Paperbound. New. 7.50

26360. Einstein, Charles. HOW TO WIN AT BLACKJACK. New York, Gallahad Books, 1968. 93pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. VG+. 6.00

26361. Farmer, Bob. BEAT'EM, CHEAT'EM AND LEAVE'EM BLEEDIN'. Brockville, Ontario, Every Trick in the Book, Inc., 1994. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. New. 4.00

26362. Figgis, E.L. FOCUS ON GAMBLING. London, Arthur Barker, Ltd., 1951. 191pp., illus. (graphs and tables only), 8vo. Cloth in worn dj, o/w very good. 8.00

26364. Hadyn, Whit and Chef Anton. THE SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS NOTES ON FAST AND LOOSE. Alta Loma, CA, The School for Scoundrels, 2001. 43pp.(+ads), illus., bibliog., 4to. Spiral bound. New. 30.00

26365. Hadyn, Whit and Chef Anton. THE SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS NOTES ON THREE-CARD MONTE. Alta Loma, CA, The School for Scoundrels, 2001. 154pp.(+ads), illus., glossary, bibliog., 4to. Spiral bound. New. 35.00

26366. Harping, Jeff. WINNING AT BLACKJACK. Sherman, IL, Premiere One Pub. 1995. 68pp., glossary, 12mo. Paperbound. New. 6.00

26367. Herald, George W. and Edward D. Radin. THE BIG WHEEL: MONTE CARLO'S OPULENT CENTURY. New York, William Morrow and Company, 1963. 247pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Small tears/chips on dj, o/w near fine. 12.00

26368. Hopper, Millard. WIN AT BACKGAMMON. New York, Dover, 1972. 111pp., illus., index, 8vo. Papbound. Very good. 4.00

26369. Houdini, Harry. HOUDINI: A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS. New York, Arno Press, 1972. 294pp., illus., index, 8vp. Cloth in dj. VG. 20.00

26370. Houdini, Harry and Joseph Dunninger. MAGIC AND MYSTERY: THE INCREDIBLE PSYCHIC INVESTIGATIONS OF HOUDINI AND DUNNINGER. New York, Weathervane Books, 1977. 202pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. VG+. 15.00

26371. Kuhn, H.W. and A.W. Tucker (eds.) CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE THEORY OF GAMES: VOLUME I and VOLUME II. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1950/1953. 217pp. & 408pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Papbnd. Volume I deals with player's stategy for finite games and Volume II deals with finite games. Minor wear; ink stains to last pages of first volume, but not affecting text; minor damp stains to secnd volume; o/w quite good. 35.00

26372. Lemmell, Maurice. GAMBLING: NEVADA STYLE. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1964. 192pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. 9.00

26373. Lenihan, Maurice. IF YOU MUST GAMBLE. NY, Joseph F. Wagner, 1946. 127pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Minor chips on dj, o/w very good. 12.00

26377-a. Livingston, A.D. POKER STATEGY AND WINNING PLAY. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1971. 227pp., 8vo. Cloth. VG. 10.00

26378. McCarron, B.W. THE GAMBLING MAGICIAN. New York, D. Robbins and Company, 1976. 80pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. New. 3.00

26382. McQuaid, Clement (ed.) GAMBLER’S DIGEST. Northfield, IL, Digest Books, 1971. 320pp., illus., bibliography, glossary, 4to. Cloth in DJ. Near fine. 18.00

26383. Marshall, Frances. WANNA BET? Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1969. First edition. 28pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Very good. 5.00

26384. Morehead, Albert H. THE MODERN HOYLE: RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL THE MOST POPULAR GAMES. Philadelphia, John C. Winston Co., 1945. Fourth printing. 311pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth. Minor former owner markings and notes, o/w very good. 5.00

26386. Nolan, Wlater I. THE FACTS OF BACCARAT. Las Vegas, Gamblers Book Club, 1976. 48pp., illus., gloss., 12mo. Wraps. Very good. 3.00

26386-a. Ortiz, Darwin. DARWIN ORTIZ ON CASINO GAMBLING New York, Carol Publishing Group, 1992. 268pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Papbnd. VG. 6.00

26387. Ostrow, Albert A. THE COMPLETE CARD PLAYER. NY, Grosset & Dunlap, 1951. (Revised edition). 771pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Later, less elaborate version of the above. Very good. 10.00

26389. Patterson, Jerry L. BLACKJACK:A WINNER’S HANDBOOK. (Revised and expanded edition). NY, Perigee Books, 1981. 208pp. (+ads), bibliog., system list, 8vo. Paperbound. Good. 6.00

26390. Pullinger, Kate (ed.) A GAMBLING BOX: FROM CHINA TO MEXICO VIA LAS VEGAS. Hong Kong, Shambhala Redstone Editions, n.d. (1990's). A collection of gamblingfrom throughout the world, this box set contains 144 page hardcover book, a Mexican gambling game, a fold-out poster of a Chinese gambling game and a booklet for betting on nubers. As new, still shrink-wrapped. 15.00

26391. Radner, Sidney H. HOW TO PLAY POKER AND WIN. New York, Key Publishing, 1957. First edition. 94pp., illus., 8vo. Papbnd. Chanin signature inside. Good. 10.00

26391-a. Read, Ralph H. THE THREE SHELL GAME. Philadelphia, Mitchell Kanter, c. 1938, but later printing. 59pp., illus., 8vo. VG+. 5.00

26392. Revere, Lawrence. PLAYING BLACKJACK AS A BUSINESS. Secaucus, NJ, Lyle Stuart, Inc., 181pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. Name stamp; a few spots, o/w very good. 16.00

26392-a. Roberts, Charles. CARD GAMES UP-TO-DATE London, W. Foulsham & Co., (1940's). 160pp., illus., 12mo. Boards. Light cover wear, o/w very good. 8.00

26393. Roddy, Irv. FRIDAY NIGHT POKER OR PENNY POKER FOR MILLIONS. NY, Simon and Schuster, 1961. 222pp., illus., gloss., 8vo. Cloth/pictorial boards. Several smudges; o/w very good. 8.00

26395. Scarne, John. SCARNE'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARD GAMES. NY, Harper & Row, 1983. 475pp., illus., gloss., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Includes a chpater on "Cheating at Card Games." Very good. 7.00

26396. Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARDS. New York, Crown Publishers, 1973. 340pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. Minor dj nicks/creases, o/w VG+. 12.00

26397. Scarne, John with Clayton Rawson. SCARNE ON DICE. Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Company, 1952. Sixth printing. 434pp., illus., gloss., index, 8vo. Black cloth. VG. 18.00

26398. Scarne, John with Clayton Rawson. SCARNE ON DICE. Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Company, 1957. Seventh printing. 434pp., illus., gloss., index, 8vo. Bright blue cloth. VG. 15.00

26399. Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARDS. New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1974. 535pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. VG+. 12.00

26399-a. Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARDS. New York, Signet/New American, 1973. 433pp., illus., index, 12mo. Papbnd. VG. 4.00

26399-b. Scarne, John. SCARNE ON DICE. New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. Eighth revised edition. 496pp., illus., gloss., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. Near fine. 15.00

26399-c. Schulte, Fred. FLEECED! TELEMARKETING RIP-OFFS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM. Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books, 1995. 361pp., illus., index, 8vo. Boards in dj. New. 15.00

26400. Scoblete, Frank. GUERRILLA GAMBLING: HOW TO BEAT THE CASINOS AT THEIR OWN GAMES! Chicago, Bonus Books, Inc., 1993. 339pp., illus., bibliog., gloss., index, 8vo. Papbnd. As new. 10.00

26401. Sifakis, Carl. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GAMBLING. New York, Facts On File, 1990. 340pp., illus., gloss., bibliog., index, 4to. Papbnd. New. 16.00

26402. Silberstang, Edwin. WINNING CASINO CRAPS. New York, David McKay Company, 1979. 141pp., glossary, index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Ex library, but still good. 6.00

26403. Smith, Harold S. with John Wesley Noble. I WANT TO QUIT WINNERS. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, 1961. 336pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth. Former owner name/stamps; o/w very good. 10.00

26405. Snyder, Jimmy. JIMMY THE GREEK. Chicago, Playboy Press, 1975. 247pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. Former owner name; o/w very good. 12.00

26405-a. Spanier, David. TOTAL POKER. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1977. 255pp., illus, index,8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. 12.00

26406. Steig, Irwin. COMMON SENSE IN POKER. NY, Galahad Books, (1973). 188pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. 9.00

26407. Stein, Clem, Jr. BRIDGE AND GIN GAMBITRY: THE ART OF WINNING ALL THE TIME. New York, Home Library Press, 1963.158pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Cloth/boards in dj. Dj has minor scuffs and small tears, o/w VG. 12.00

26408. Steiner, Robert A. DON'T GET TAKEN: BUNCO AND BUNKUM EXPOSED, HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. El Cerrito, CA, Wide-Awake Books, 1989. 206pp., bibliog., 8vo. Papbnd. New. 15.00

26409. Thackery, Ted, Jr. DEALER'S CHOICE. Chicago, Henery Regnery Company, 1971. 212pp., glossary, index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. 7.00

26411. Tulcea, C. Ionescu. A BOOK ON CASINO BLACKJACK. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1982. 130pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Fine. 12.00

26412. Time-Life. A WORLD OF LUCK. Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books, 1991. 144pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 4to. Pictorial boards. New. 18.00

26413. Uston, Ken. KEN USTON ON BLACKJACK. Secaucus, NJ, Lyle Stuart, 1986. 212pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Former owner name, o/w near fine. 16.00

26415. Wagner, Walter. TO GAMBLE OR NOT TO GAMBLE. NY, World Pub., 1972. 370pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. 10.00

26416. Wickstead, James M. HOW TO WIN AT STUD POKER. Las Vegas, Gamblers Book Club, 1976. 64pp., 8vo. Wraps. Very good. 5.00

26417. Wong, Stanford and Susan Spector. THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO GAMBLING LIKE A PRO. NY, Alpha Books, 1996. 320pp., illus., gloss., bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Some crimping. 10.00

26418. Wykes, Alan. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO GAMBLING. New York, Doubleday and Company, 1964. 352pp., illus.(b & w/color), glossary, index, tall 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. 15.00

26419. Yardley, Herbert O. THE EDUCATION OF A POKER PLAYER. NY, Pocket Books, 1961. 167pp., 12mo. Paperbound. Very good. 4.00

26420. Yardley, Herbert O. THE EDUCATION OF A POKER PLAYER, INCLUDING WHERE AND HOW ONE LEARNS TO WIN. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1957. 129pp., 8vo. Cloth. Has been damp along top, producing discoloration and slight warp; o/w good. 6.00