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A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist
Book #: 015015

Author: Hoyle, Edmund
Publisher: F. Cogan
Place: London
Year: 1743
Edition: Second Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 6 3/8″ x 4 1/8″
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 6 3/8″ x 4 1/8″. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. 1743 edition in 19th century binding: Half gilt-stamped black leather with marbled paper over boards, 86 pages, title continues: “Containing the Laws of the Game: and Also Some Rules, whereby a Beginner may, with due Attention to them, attain to the Playing it well. Calculations for those who will Bet the Odds on any Point of the Score of the Game then playing and depending. Cases Stated, to shew what may be effected by a very good Player in Critical Parts of the Game. References to Cases, vix. at the End of the Rule you are directed how to find them. Calculations, directing with moral Certainty, how to play well any Hand or Game, by shewing the Chances of your Partiner’s having 1, 2, or 3 Certain Cards. With Variety of Cases added in the Appendix.” Wear at extremities, scattered staining on several pages. Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Games & Gaming; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 015015.