Beginning Backgammon Book
J. du C. Vere Molyneux
Subtitled as "Strategy and Tactics for Winning Play" this book is a primer for novice backgammon players.
Beginning Backgammon is intended for the complete beginner at backgammon. In simple language and clear, easy-to-follow illustrations, it introduces this exciting, popular game at all its levels. Covering the basic rules of the game, elementary tactics and overall strategy (including dice probabilities and gambling aspects such as the right use of the "doubling cube"). It also includes sample games used to show backgammon theories and alternative games that can be played on the backgammon board.
This is the 2002 Lyons Press edition of the 1984 book. 128 pages, 8.25"x5.5" paperback.