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Dick's Games of Patience; or, Solitaire with Cards, Dick, William B. (Editor)
1 Dick, William B. (Editor)
Dick's Games of Patience; or, Solitaire with Cards
Fitzgerald Publishing Company: 1912: New Edition, Revised and Enlarged: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Mild to moderate (in places) shelf and edge wear. Clean copy. Contains 64 games, 154 pages, followed by Contents and a list of books about card games for sale. Illustrated with 50 explanatory tableaux.: 07324: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
American or Standard Whist, G.W.P.
2 G.W.P.
American or Standard Whist
Boston: Ticknor and Company: 1886: Eighth Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Bumping to the spine ends and corners. Light soil to covers and top edge. Only one occurrence of penciled marginalia found. Additionally, contemporary ownership name in pencil on the blank page following the front endpapers (Amasa Howard, Chelmsford, Mass.) and also on the title page (name with date, 1889). Dr. Amasa Howard was a Dartmouth Medical School graduate and lived in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. [xxiv] 268 pages with Introduction and Prefaces to the Eighth and Sixth Editions. Illustrated with many examples of game situations. Period newspaper clipping about Whist laid in.: 06379: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Whist Universal: An Analysis of the Game as Improved by the Introduction of American Leads and Adapted to All Methods of Play, G.W.P.
3 G.W.P.
Whist Universal: An Analysis of the Game as Improved by the Introduction of American Leads and Adapted to All Methods of Play
Boston: Ticknor and Company: 1887: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Houghton Mifflin & Co. appears on the spine as publisher. Their imprint, Ticknor and Company, appears on the title page as publisher. No additional printings indicated. Minor wear and bumping to the spine ends and corners. Light spotting to bottom edge. Top edge gilt. Contemporary ownership name in pencil on the blank page following the front endpapers (Amasa Howard 1889) and also on the title page (name without date). Dr. Amasa Howard was a Dartmouth Medical School graduate and lived in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. 258 pages with Appendix. The Preface states the intent of the book: "It is the purpose of this work to present opinions of European and American authorities upon the conduct of the Game of Whist; to give the history of French, English, and American leads and inventions; to show in what respect the practice in play of former time has been superseded by that of the present; and to apply the instructions of the best writers and players, from Folkstone to Trist, to the proper development of either method of play in vogue at any of the clubs in this country." A nice, clean copy of this scarce first edition.: 06378: 
Price: 100.00 USD
 



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