The Complete Hoyle's Games
Ever since the middle of the Eighteenth Century, 'according to Hoyle' has been an expression of fair and rule-abiding play. In an age when more and more people are rejecting the inanities of electronic games and returning to the old, perennial favourites, the reissue of this great book will be welcomed by all games players of discernment. This edition of Hoyle's Games has been prepared by Lawrence Dawson, and covers more than fifty varieties of card game, as well as Backgammon, Draughts, Chess, Solitaire, Darts, Dominoes, Nine Men's Morris, Billiards, Pool, Snooker and many more.
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COLONEL COONCAN FOR Two PLAYERS
SPOIL FIVE 14
CANNON GAME BAGATELLE 358
R MMY 111
MERELLES NINE MENS MORRIS
abondance adversary attack Auction bank banker baulk bets Bezique Black brisques caller cards are dealt Castles centre chance clubs colour column count counters coup cribbage croupier dart dealer declared Defence diamonds discard double draw eight elder hand euchre exposed card face upwards fifteen five cards forced bid four fresh deal Gambit Giuoco Piano Grand Slam holder Joker king knave knave of diamonds lead losing hazard move nine No-trump non-dealer opponent overcall pack pair partner Pawn pays penalty piece placed play player holding pocket Poker pool Pope Joan position punter queen red ball revoke round rule Ruy Lopez score second player sequence seven shuffled side Slam Snooker Solo Whist spades spot square stake striker stroke suppose three cards throw top card Trente et Quarante trump suit turn Whist White winner