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A short treatise on the game of whist [electronic resource] : Containing the laws of the game: and also some rules, ... Calculations ... Cases stated, ... References to cases, ... With variety of cases added in the appendix / By Edmond Hoyle, gent
Bib ID 3181652
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Hoyle, Edmond, 1672-1769
 
Online Access
Edition The tenth edition, with great additions. The laws of the game, .. And also, a dictionary for whist, .. To which is added an artificial memory: .. 
Description London : printed for T. Osborne; and sold by W. Reeve, 1755 
[2],84;[3],100-224,[16]p. ; 12°. 
Series

Eighteenth century collections online.

Notes

Includes treatises on quadrille, piquet and backgammon.

Text continuous despite pagination.

The treatise on whist is a reissue of the sheets of the tenth edition of 1750, with a cancel titlepage dated 1755.

The treatise on quadrille is of the 2nd. edition, dated 1748, and those on piquet and backgammon are both of the 3rd. edition, dated 1748.

With two final leaves of advertisements.

"No copies of this book are genuine but what are signed by Edmond Hoyle and Thomas Osborne".

Cited In

Jessel. F. A bibliography of works in English on playing cards and gaming., 802

ESTC, 87518

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Mode of access: World Wide Web. Access restricted to subscribers. 

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