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The Oxford Guide to Word Games - Tony Augarde

Oxford University Press, 1984, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, slightly tanned at the margins. Text complete, clean and tight.

Reprint. From the cover: “This is a book about all kinds of word games and word play, from acrostics and crosswords to rebuses and tongue-twisters. Not only does it reveal the origins of many games, it outlines their history to the present day, and describes how to play them and the many variations that have proliferated over the years. Each chapter examines a game and its offshoots in detail, and illustrates its descriptions with copious examples and diagrams.

Size: 8¾" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 240
ISBN: 0192141449
Cover Art By: Andrew Mead

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