Title The Theory of the Modern Scientific Game of Whist [Pole on Whist]
Book Condition Very Good
Size 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Publisher New York G.W. Carleton & Co. 1883
Seller ID 982
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.