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Hoyle's Games. Illustrated Edition. Embracing All the Most Modern Modes of Play, and the Rules Practised at the Present Time, in Billiards, Whist, Draughts, Cribbage, Backgammon, and All Other Fashionable Games; together with Sixteen Games Adapted to the New Yankee-Notion Cards. Also the Whole of Fr¸re's Chess Hand-Book Containing, besides Elementary Instruction and the Laws of Chess, About Fifty Select Games by the First Players Endings of Games, and the Defeat of the Muzio Gambit. Also, Thirty-Six of the Choicest Chess Problems, and a Description of, and Rules for, Four-Handed Chess.

Frere, Thomas.-

Published by New-York. T. W. Strong. N.D. [1857 ], 1857
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Illustrated. First Edition by this publisher. 324 pp. 15.3 cm., 12mo. Wear at ends ofspine and corners.Mild foxing of preliminary pages. Front hinge starting internally. Owner's signature on front free end paper: "Thos E. Steere / Providence, R.I." Else a tight, Very Good copy. NUC #NH 0565372. (NH 0565386 for 1866 edition). An early American edition of Hoyle's Games with much of Fr¸re's wisdom on Chess. The first edition by this publisher, who had a second edition in1866. First Edition by this publisher. Bookseller Inventory # 10293

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Title: Hoyle's Games. Illustrated Edition. ...

Publisher: New-York. T. W. Strong. N.D. [1857 ]

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated.

Edition: 1st Edition

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