Anatomy of the Crossword :: D. St. P. (Douglas St. Paul) Barnard soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: G. Bell & Sons, 1963, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: So well known are D. St.P. Barnards mathematical brain-twisters that they could easily obscure the fact that their author is also one of Britains leading exponents of the crossword puzzle. In fact he compiled his first crossword at the age of fifteen as a skit on his schoolmasters and classmates.
Since then his crosswords have appeared in numerous books, journals, and magazines in various parts of…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with an undity crease and closed tear to the head of the upper panel. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Yellow boards with Brown titling to the Spine. 158 pages. Index. 8″ x 5¼”.
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