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Marble games have been played in all parts of the world with all manner of playing pieces for more than two thousand years. Children in colonial America played with marbles made of stone or clay, while nineteenth century children counted glass marbles among their treasured playthings. Enclosure games, hole games, chase games, and conquering games are traditional marble games that are still very popular today. Includes instructions for one of the oldest and widely played of the enclosure games is included.