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The accurate gamester's companion: containing infallible rules for playing the game of whist To Perfection In all its Branches. Treated in an easy Manner, and illustrated with Variety of Cases. Also the laws of the game, Calculations relative to it, &c. The ninth edition improv'd. To which are added, the games of quadrille, piquet, chess and back-gammon, fully explain'd. Likewise a dictionary for whist, and an artificial memory. The whole founded on the experience of Edmond Hoyle, Gent.

  • Hoyle, Edmond, 1672-1769.
[1748] [1750]
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Short treatise on the game of whist


London : printed for Tho. Osborne: and sold by W. Reeve, at Shakespear's-Head, near Serjeant's-Inn-Gate, in Fleet-Street, [1748] [1750]

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[4],84,24,121-224,[12]p. ; 12⁰.

References note

ESTC N22957

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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