Sid Sackson (1920-2002) was a board game and card game designer, collector, consultant and author. He created over 500 games, about 50 of which were marketed. Among his most notable were Acquire, Can't Stop, Sleuth, Focus, Bazaar, Metropolis, Monad, Take Five, and Venture. His book A Gamut of Games--a collection of card, board, and party games published by Random House in 1969--is considered a classic work. He amassed a collection of over 15,000 games and reference materials.
From the description of Sid Sackson collection, 1867-2000, 1960-1995. (The Strong). WorldCat record id: 180204168