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Title:
The Accurate Gamester’s Companion: Containing Infallible Rules for Playing the Game of Whist [9th edition, Signed]
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 014727

Author: Hoyle, Edmond
Illustrator:
Publisher: Printed for Tho. Osborne
Place: London
Year: 1748
Edition: Ninth Edition

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

Description / Comments:
Size: 6 3/8″ x 4″. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. 19th century rebind, half brown leather with marbled paper over boards, marbled end papers, pp. [5], 84, [3], 100-224, [15], title page for the 9th edition in red and black ink, signed by Hoyle on reverse of a second title page (for the 8th edition). Because of rampant piracy of his work, Hoyle signed the authentic publications. Circular gilt-stamped black leather bookplate with the initials EH (Edward Hailstone (1818-1890) a British solicitor and known book collector). Aside from Whist, the book contains the rules for Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, and Back-Gammon. Each section has its own title page. Corners and spine ends bumped and lightly worn, interior generally clean, a few spots here and there. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Games & Gaming; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014727.