The Modern Hoyle. Or How to Play Whist, Chess, Cribbage, Dominoes, Draughts, Backgammon, Solo Whist, Poker, Bezique, Ecarte, Cuckoo, Napoleon, Euchre.

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Published by Street and Smith, Publisher, New York
Condition: Good Hardcover
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no date, presumed circa 1890 based on OCLC records. Illustrated brown cloth. Stated new and revised edition, with the games of poker, euchre, Napoleon, solo whist, ecarte and cuckoo added to this. 215 pp. A guide to playing various games. This includes chess, discussing gambits such as the king's gambit, Evans' gambit, the Allgaier gambit, the Muzio, Cochrane, and Salvio gambits, among others. Another section of note is that on poker, discussing draw poker, including a table of chances, table stakes and straight, whiskey and stud poker. GOOD condition. General fading and toning to the covers. Minor soiling. Some scuffing, heaviest along the extremities. General toning in the interior, with minor scattered soiling. Bookseller Inventory # 008456

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Title: The Modern Hoyle. Or How to Play Whist, ...

Publisher: Street and Smith, Publisher, New York

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

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