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Modern Whist - Together with the Laws of Whist

Clement Davies

Published by Obscure Press
ISBN 10: 1444642685 / ISBN 13: 9781444642681
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Title: Modern Whist - Together with the Laws of ...

Publisher: Obscure Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Paperback

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Paperback. 98 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.2in.Originally published in 1886 this early work on The Laws of Whist is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. A comprehensive and informative look at the game of Whist, this work is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the game. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original artwork and text. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781444642681

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Synopsis: This text contains a detailed guide to learning and improving one's skill at Whist, including the laws of whist, information on tactics, and other relevant information. Especially suited to beginners, this text also endeavours to improve the skill of the most advanced players, making it a worthy addition to collections of gaming literature and not to be missed by the discerning Whist enthusiast. The chapters of this book include: Preliminary Advice, Playing to the Score, Numerical Strength in Trumps, The Lead, The Indicating Card of the Sequence, Ace and Four Small Ones, Second Hand, Kind and Small One, Third Hand, Lead from Weakness, Return Lead, Ruffing, Discarding, Sequences, Call for Trumps, and much more. We are proud to republish this antique text here complete with a new introduction on card games.

Product Description: Originally published in 1886 this early work on The Laws of Whist is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. A comprehensive and informative look at the game of Whist, this work is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the game. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original artwork and text.

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