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The Code of Honor
The Code of Honor Sented by Luis

Herein the following rules are given to the public, and if I can save the life of one useful member of society, I will be compensated.

The Young Pitcher
The Young Pitcher Sented by Rebecca

High school senior Ken Ward is on top of the world--he's popular, a somebody. But as a freshman at Wayne University, Ken quickly discovers he's a nobody who's treated like dirt by upperclassmen.

The Blood of the Arena
The Blood of the Arena Sented by Rebecca

Vicente Blasco Ibáñez was a journalist, politician and best-selling Spanish novelist in various genres whose most widespread and lasting fame in the English-speaking world is from Hollywood films adapted from his works.

A Ball Player's Career
A Ball Player's Career Sented by Cameron

Adrian C. Anson was Manager and Captain of the Chicago Base Ball Club, and was one of baseball's great hitters -- the first to tally over 3,000 career hits.

Floor Games
Floor Games Sented by Christopher

Often referred to as a companion volume to Wells' wargaming classic Little Wars, Floor Games is H.G. Wells' 1911 introduction to recreational gaming. Highlights include a lighthearted, often humorous discussion on the theory and methodology behind a wide variety of "floor" and tabletop games. Features of this new edition include:

Base-Ball: How to Become a Player

John Montgomery Ward (1860-1925) was a 19th century Major League Baseball star pitcher, shortstop and manager. At 13 years of age, he was sent to Penn State University. In his short time there, he helped jump start a baseball program and is often credited for developing the first curve ball.

My Book of Indoor Games
My Book of Indoor Games Sented by Jacob

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

Alibi Ike
Alibi Ike Sented by Christopher

They was together every mornin' and evenin' for the five days we was there.

The Art of Lawn Tennis
The Art of Lawn Tennis Sented by Rebecca

Tennis is at once an art and a science. The game as played by such men as Norman E. Brookes, the late Anthony Wilding, William M. Johnston, and R.N. Williams is art.

Things To Make
Things To Make Sented by Daniel

Originally published in 1918, this is a wonderful book of things for children, young adults or 'handy' grown-ups to make, full of great project pieces. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Little Wars
Little Wars Sented by Rebecca

The game revolves around lead soldiers and battlefields made from whatever materials were on hand, usually blocks or other toys. Little Wars is considered by some to be the first modern table top war game. It includes rules for infantry, cavalry, and even artillery in the form of toy naval guns that launch projectiles. In addition to being a war game manual, the development of the game is revealed as well as Wells' belief in pacifism.

Chess History and Reminiscences

Chess is a recreational and competitive game played between two players. Sometimes called Western chess or international chess to distinguish it from its predecessors and other chess variants, the current form of the game emerged in Southern Europe during the second half of the 15th century after evolving from similar, much older games of Indian and Persian origin. Today, chess is one of the world's most popular games, played by millions of people worldwide in clubs, online, by correspondence, in tournaments and informally.

School, Church, and Home Games
School, Church, and Home Games Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

The Abysmal Brute
The Abysmal Brute Sented by Emma

A breezy tale showing the crookedness of the methods of prize-ring managers specially in fleecing the prize-ring public in betting. The hero is a successful young giant who has been trained by his father in the mountains, and who thinks the game is played square until enlightened by a young woman reporter. Then follows a whirlwind wooing, exposing of the frauds and retirement.

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