The Complete Hoyle's Games

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Wordsworth Editions, 1950 - Games - 480 pages
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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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Contents

CARD GAMES
9
AUCTION
19
CONTRACT BRIDGE
47
SOLO WHIST
60
PIQUET
69
KCARTE
78
EUCHRE
88
COLONEL COONCAN FOR Two PLAYERS
100
DARTS 453
218
THIRTYONE
221
MATRIMONY
233
OLD MAID
234
RANTERGO ROUND
240
LANSQUENET
268
ROULETTE
275
TRENTEBTQUAKANTfc
289

POKER
132
NAPOLEON
138
SPOIL FIVE 14
148
OlEMINDEFER
154
BLIND HOOKEY
161
BOSTON
181
HEARTS
190
CANNON GAME BAGATELLE 358
191
R MMY 111
196
CHEMINDEFER 154
198
BRAG
207
MATRIMONY
211
NEWMARKET
215
PKTITS CHEVAUX
299
BILLIARDS
310
POOL
340
SNOOKER
346
BAGATELLE
353
CHESS
359
DRAUGHTS
433
HALMA
444
MERELLES NINE MENS MORRIS
450
TABLE GAMES
467
DOMINOES 72
478
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