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Antique 1875 HOYLE’S GAMES whist BILLIARDS chess POKER

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-11-16)
Price : US $33.10



Antique 1875 HOYLE’S GAMES whist BILLIARDS chess POKER


Antique 1875 HOYLE’S GAMES whist BILLIARDS chess POKER ....

Great early 1875 decorative volume of Hoyle’s – from days before bridge, when whist was the main social card game.  Games covered also include Cribbage, Speculation, Lo, Brag, Faro, Eucher, Roulette, Poker (or “Bluff”), Dominoes, Backgammon, Draughts (checkers), “Yankee Notion” card games, Billiards, Chess, Cassino and Bazique.  Billiards is recommended as being “a moderate form of exercise, both agreeable and conducive to health…”

 HOYLE'S GAMES, CONTAINING ALL THE MODERN METHODS OF PLAYING THE LATEST AND MOST FASHIONABLE GAMES. WITH A BRIEF HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDS, Frere, Thomas,  J. S. Locke & Co., Boston, 1875.  4.5 x 7 inches.  Decorative red cloth covers with bright gilt on spine. Owner’s embossed seal on front endpaper.  Interior is clean and bright.  Tight binding. Condition:  very good…..

Ships within 48 hours from Maine.   We offer secure packaging, insurance on items over $50, and a customer satisfaction or refund guarantee. We happily ship overseas, at cost, with buyer paying the additional amount. A husband/wife teacher team selling fine quality books from Maine since 2002. Additional photos or other information gladly supplied upon request.
 


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