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Tiddlywinks Bibliography

© 1980-2012 Rick Tucker & Fred Shapiro.  All Rights Reserved.  Legal

The Tiddlywinks Bibliography is a compendium of all substantive and obscure citations to the game of tiddlywinks in all available resources:  newspapers, magazines, books, government records, images, audio, video, websites, etc.  In other words, if the game of tiddlywinks was mentioned either briefly or in detail, it should be in the Tiddlywinks Bibliography.

Introduction · Newspapers · Schools · Magazines · Books · Letters etc.· Diaries and Narratives · Photographs · Video/Audio · Comics · Visual Art · Tiddlywinks Publications · Equipment · Patents · Trademarks · Copyrights · Legal Cases · Miscellaneous · Museums & Collections

Classification Key

A antique sets and prices
B brief mention (usually marked <)
C catalogues
E ETwA, ScotTwA, and other United Kingdom organizations and clubs
F foreign (not UK, US, Canada)
G games-description of how to play the game
H history
I illustrations other than photographs
K reference to kiddlywink
L literature or fiction
N NATwA and other American organizations and clubs
P photograph
Q idea of squop described
R Rabelais' crapault (or primus secundus)
T t'an ch'i
U useful for research, but not relevant to tiddlywinks
W winking words and etymology
> great value
< little value
^ essentially rehash of earlier sources

Book classes are given in brackets on a line, such as [>HV], meaning great value, about history and varieties of the game. [] with no letters means the item is not rated as to worth.

Year given is usually that of the copyright.

Book titles are usually in the Library of Congress form: words that are not proper names are not capitalized after the first word.

The book lists include certain low­frequency serials. is the official web site of the North American Tiddlywinks Association.
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