Games of Patience: or, Solitaire with Cards

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A quiet and challenging pastime, games of solitaire remain among the most popular played with traditional cards. Here readers can recreate intriguing games from the past, like Napoleon's Favourite, The Sultan of Turkey, The Zodiac, The Besieged City, St. Louis, The Congress, and Light and Shade.

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WILLIAM B. DICK was a prolific author of non-fiction books offering practical advice and information to the nineteenth-century public

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