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Title: The unofficial Game&Watch Collector's Guide
Authors: David Gschmeidler, Gerhard Meyer
Publisher: Selbstverlag
Year: 2013
ISBN: 978-3-200-03384-9
Language: German and English
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The book truly is a collector’s guide. Each game is described in detail including price history and rarity meter. The book has fantastic pictures and an excellent layout. It is available as softcover version and as strongly limited hardcover version. A true must for collectors of Game&Watch!
Buch History of Nintendo Game&Watch
Title: L'Histoire de Nintendo #2
Author: Florent Georges
Publisher: Pix'N Love Editions
Year: 2009
Language: French and English
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A book with incredible many information and lots of great pictures about Game&Watch. A true must for all collectors and fans of Game&Watch!
Linda C. Watson
Title: 2007-2008 Price Guide for Vintage Electronic Games collectors
Author: Linda C. Watson
Publisher: -
Year: 2006
ISBN: 978-0-9790929-0-9
Language: English
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A price guide with information about over 600 electronic games, including the actual prices, rarity and more. Additionally many checklists where the own games can be listed. Interview with Linda C. Watson:English
Title: Electronic Games Collectors
70's & 80's choice
Author: Juzo Atsugi, Hikaru Mizusaki
Publisher: -
Year: 2000
ISBN: 4-87278-547-9
Language: Japanese
Available at: Amazon Japan

On about 190 pages a few hundred electronic games are introduced (including Game&Watch). The information contain prices and difficulty level.
Title: Official Price Guide to Classic Video Games
Author: David Ellis
Publisher: Random House
Year: 2004
ISBN: 0-375-72038-3
Language: English
Available at: Amazon Germany

Another price guide. A few hundred games are listed on over 470 pages, including prices for lose games and boxed games and information about the rarity. The book has only a few information about Nintendo, but nothing about Game&Watch.
Title: Electronic Plastic
Author: Jaro Gielens
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag
Year: 2000
ISBN: 3-931126-44-7
Language: English / (German)
Available at: Amazon Germany

Hundreds of fantastic color pictures of electronic games including rating of their gameplay, quality and more. The book has a first class layout.
Title: Retro-Electro
Author: Pepe Tozzo
Publisher: Universe Publishing
Year: 2005
ISBN: 0-7893-1302-2
Language: English
Available at: Amazon Germany

A book with many first class color pictures of walkmans, radios, computers and electronic games. Each pictured item has a description.
Title: Nintendo Game Boy
Author: David Sheff
Publisher: Goldmann
Year: 1993
ISBN: 3-442-30600-0
Language: German
Available at: Amazon Germany

The german translation of Game Over (see below).
Title: Game Over
Author: David Sheff
Publisher: Random House
Year: 1993
ISBN: 0-679-40469-4
Language: English
Available at: Amazon USA

An excellent book with a deep view inside Nintendo.

Title: Supercade
Author: Van Burnham
Publisher: MIT Press
Year: 2003
ISBN: 0-262-02492-6
Language: English
Available at: Amazon Germany

The book describes the video game aera from 1971 until 1984. There are two pages about Game&Watch.
Title: Spielkonsolen und Heimcomputer
Author: Winnie Forster
Publisher: Game Plan
Year: 2005
ISBN: 3-00-015290-3
Language: German
Available at: Amazon Germany

The book has many pictures and descriptions about handheld games and home computers from Japan, USA and Europe. Game&Watch is mentioned briefly a few times. Very nice layout and many technical information.
Title: High Score!
Author: Rusel DeMaria,
Johnny L. Wilson
Publisher: Osborne
Year: 2002
ISBN: 0-07-222428-2
Language: English
Available at: Amazon Germany

The book mainly focuses on the history of tele- and computergames and arcade machines. About two pages contain information about Nintendo. The book has a very nice layout.
Title: Pac Man & Co
Author: Georg Seesslen,
Christian Rost
Publisher: rororo
Year: 1984
ISBN: 3-499-18110-X
Language: German
Available at: Amazon Germany

A book about computer games and the connection of phantasy and technique. One page has black and white pictures of tricOtronic games.
Title: The Complete Guide to Electronic Excitement
Author: Howard J. Blumenthal
Publisher: Plume
Year: 1981
ISBN: 0-452-25268-7
Language: English
Available at: Amazon USA

On about 300 pages computers and electronic games from the early eighties are inroduced, including three games of the silver series from TimeOut.