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The Gentlemen's Hand Book on Poker


Published by George Routledge, New York, 1892
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Tightly bound in the original, dark blue cloth, with the front cover having still bright gilt lettering, and with an embossed hand holding a hand of five cards in color, a ten, jack, queen, king, and ace. The right side of the cover has five falling dice, with a small pile of chips at the bottom of the cover. The spine has a number of horizontal cuts and scrapes, with a hole to the cloth at the lower spine. The gilt lettering at the top of the spine is half worn away. The back cover has a few small discolorations. The first blank frontpaper has the inscription: "From a readily reclaimable Blackley, / To an absolutely irreclaimable one". The half title page states "The Game Of Draw Poker". The frontispiece illustration is of Florence. xi, 195 pages, followed by 4 pages of related advertising. The pages are very clean, are still crisp, and are tightly bound. Some of the chapters have red-lettered headings. There are illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 14554

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Gentlemen's Hand Book on Poker

Publisher: George Routledge, New York

Publication Date: 1892

Binding: Decorative Cloth Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition

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