Frisbee A practitioner’s manual and definitive treatise Johnson 1975 This book purports to be “the” book on Frisbee. (Quick, run over to the 700s and check your Frisbee collection!) From my own faulty memory of the 1970s and early 80s,
Games for Insomniacs Fuller 1966 Submitter: The inside flap says that Fuller amassed the “most popular, most challenging (most irritating?) games for his delightful new book.” Library staff who examined this book agreed with most irritating. The book had not
The Great American Book of Sidewalk, Stoop, Dirt, Curb, and Alley Games Ferretti 1975 Submitter: I had passed this over several times myself for weeding because we get questions about “old games” and by title this seemed to fit the bill
Jump Rope Rhymes McGee 1968 Submitter: This was a donation, apparently removed from some other library many years ago, and someone thought we just might like it. It looks ancient and dirty (I had to majorly improve some of the
The Book of Outdoor Winter Activities Peterson and Edgren 1962 Submitter: I just weeded this from our mid-sized public library. We’re in Canada so winter sports are a big deal, but this guide from the early 1960s is less than
Games of Many Nations Harbin 1954 Submitter: Found this little gem on my cart when I was pulling books that have not circulated in the last 3 years. After randomly flipping pages and reading a few games aloud to my coworker,
Ultimate Unauthorized Nintendo Game Boy Strategies Sandler and Badgett 1990 Submitter: While weeding through the 700s in the juvenile section of a public library, I came across this title clearly written for the 1st generation Game Boy. The graphics in the
Willie Mosconi on Pocket Billiards Mosconi 1959 I love the cover and I think this book looks terrific for over 50 years old. I am especially impressed since this is a paperback. Willie looks a bit like a dangerous character.