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The Game of Diplomacy

£39.99

Product description

Arthur Barker, London, 1978, first edition, hardback with dust jacket, 8vo, pp vii + 150.
This is the first ever book about what has been one of the world’s most popular board games – a game of pure skill where up to seven players negotiate frantically in their attempts to gain the mastery of Europe. Diplomacy, the author declares, is not a nice game to win. Traditional virtues such as loyalty, gratitude honesty and trust are discarded in the urge to invade another’s country! This admirably authoritative and well written book should be indispensable to any enthusiast, beginner or old hand.
Very good condition. Boards and pages are clean and undamaged and book shows little sign of use. Dust jacket is also clean but shows some wear along the upper and lower edges and there is a 25mm closed tear towards the flap on the lower edge (see photo). Not price clipped.

Item details

Author(s):
Sharp, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
240mm x 160mm x 18mm
Edition:
First edition (1978)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0213166763
ISBN-13:
9780213166762
Number of pages:
150
Publisher:
Arthur Barker
Title:
The Game of Diplomacy

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Arthur Barker, London, 1978, first edition, hardback with dust jacket, 8vo, pp vii + 150.
This is the first ever book about what has been one of the world’s most popular board games – a game of pure skill where up to seven players negotiate frantically in their attempts to gain the mastery of Europe. Diplomacy, the author declares, is not a nice game to win. Traditional virtues such as loyalty, gratitude honesty and trust are discarded in the urge to invade another’s country! This admirably authoritative and well written book should be indispensable to any enthusiast, beginner or old hand.
Very good condition. Boards and pages are clean and undamaged and book shows little sign of use. Dust jacket is also clean but shows some wear along the upper and lower edges and there is a 25mm closed tear towards the flap on the lower edge (see photo). Not price clipped.

Author(s):
Sharp, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
240mm x 160mm x 18mm
Edition:
First edition (1978)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0213166763
ISBN-13:
9780213166762
Number of pages:
150
Publisher:
Arthur Barker
Title:
The Game of Diplomacy

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