The Theory of the Modern Scientific Game of Whist [Pole on Whist]

By: Pole, William

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16mo. 144pgs. Very Good condition dark green cloth with gilt lettering and publishers device on spine. Decorative blindstamping on both front and rear boards. Owner name in pencil on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked throught. Subtitle; From the last London Edition (1879) to Which is Added The Laws and Rules of Whist from "The Portland Club" Code. Contents include Introduction, Explanation of Technical Terms, Theory of the Game, Development of the Theory, Rules and Directions for Play, Conclusion, followed by appendices with examples of hands, modifications of rules, rhyming rules, mnemonic maxims and pocket precepts. #982.

Title: The Theory of the Modern Scientific Game of Whist [Pole on Whist]

Author Name: Pole, William

Categories: Antiquarian and Pre 1900, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Publisher: New York, G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1883

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 982

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