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BACKGAMMON. 2004 Edition with new foreword by Renee Magriel

by Magriel, Paul; Magriel, Renee

Second Edition

Price: $350.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 011068
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 1593860277
  • ISBN 13: 9781593860271
  • Publisher: Clock & Rose Press
  • Place: Harwich Port
  • Date published: 2004
  • Keywords: LEATHER BACKGAMMON

Harwich Port: Clock & Rose Press, 2004. Second edition. Full-leather binding, gilt titles, raised ridges to spine, pp. x (foreword), 404. 2004 edition with a new foreword by Renee Magriel Roberts. SIGNED BY RENEE MAGRIEL on the title page. Backgammon is the most highly-regarded work on the subject, often referred to as "The Bible" of the game. Written between 1973 and 1976 by Paul Magriel and Renée Magriel, Backgammon was the first book to lucidly explain the inner workings and advanced positional play of the game. The most important aspects are broken down into their component parts and then explained with a unique, easy-to-understand, step-by-step building-block approach. The book is enhanced by 600 clear and precise diagrams, a glossary and tables, including the betting odds. For any player who means to take the game seriously and wants to play well, Backgammon is an indispensable guide. This new 2004 edition of also includes a lively behind-the-scenes foreword by Renée Magriel Roberts that illuminates the man behind the name "X-22" and describes the creation of the book. Having stood the test of time for over a quarter-century, Backgammon is still the best and most widely recommended and quoted standard instructional manual and reference work on the game for novice and expert alike. Gorgeous book, new, a perfect gift.. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Full Leather. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.