The laws of whist all the important decisions made in England, France and the United States ... : the system of combination of forces ... : combined with the general rules of the etiquette of the game by Andrew J. McIntosh

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Published by L.C. Childs & Son, printers in Utica, N.Y .

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Other titlesModern whist with Portland rules, and decisions thereunder., McIntosh on whist.
Statementby McIntosh
ContributionsWarshaw Collection of Business Americana
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL24780922M
OCLC/WorldCa21982745

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The game takes its name from the 17th-century whist (or wist) meaning quiet, silent, attentive, which is the root of the modern wistful. According to Daines Barrington, whist was first played on scientific principles by a party of gentlemen who frequented the.

Appears in 27 books from Page 28 - Bath, a very good whist-player, and without a superior at piquet, was one of this party, and has more than once told me the story. The new game was found to be so lively, and money changed hands with such increased rapidity, that these gentlemen and their friends, all of them members of the leading.

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De La Rue & Company, - Whist - pages. The chapters of this book include: 'Calculations', 'Some Computations for Laying of your Money at the Game of Whist', 'The Laws of the Game at Whist', 'Some General Rules to be observ'd by Beginners', 'Some Particular Rules to be Observed', and more.

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[Cavendish; Charles Scribner's Sons,; Thomas De La Rue & Company,]. Excerpt from The Laws of Short Whist Some years ago I suggested to the late Hon. George Anson (one of the most accomplished Whist Players of hie day), that as the supremacy of Short Whist was an acknowledged fact, a revision and reformation of Hoyle's' Rules would confer a been on Whist Players generally, and on those especially to whom disputes and doubtful points were Author: J.

Baldwin. Cavendish; The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained. Shelf wear, bookplate on front inner cover, title in gold on front and spine, gold page edges, tanned and age-toned pages Rating: % positive. Hoyle's Games of Whist, Quadrill, Piquet, Chess and Back-gammon, Complete: In which are Contained, the Method of Playing and Betting, at Those Games, Upon Equal, Or Advantageous Terms, Including the Laws of the Several Games.

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twenty third edition. publisher- thos de la rue and co. copyright rd edition. hardback book with blind stamped decoration to boards and spine. page Seller Rating: % positive. The games covered in this book include: Games of the Whist Family, Laws of Pivot Bridge, Laws of Auction Bridge, The Laws of Whist, Norwegian Whist, Poker, Euchre, Five Hundred, Rum, Boat House Rum, Michigan Rum, Wild Cat Rum, Rum, Conquain, American Pinochle, and many more.

We are proud to republish this antique book now with a new. Also included are the Laws of Whist as adopted at the Third American Whist Congress inthe Laws of Duplicate Whist, and the Etiquette of Whist.

"No book has won more popularity among the Whist-loving community than Foster's Whist Manual." -- Boston Herald, April "[Foster's] method of teaching the beginner is simple, lucid, and. THE WHIST-PLAYER THE LAWSANDPRACTICEOFSHORT-WHIST onb BYLIEUT.-COLONELB**** SECONDEDITION LONDON CHAPMANANDHALL,PICCADILLY MDCCCLVIII.

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Harrison (London). / Second Edition, / First American Edition: Henry Holt and Company (New York),pages. / New American edition from the second English Edition,pages. Pole, William (January ). Quarterly Review. Article on the evolution.

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Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This text contains a detailed treatise on the card game of Whist, containing the laws of the game and also some rules whereby the beginner may, with due.

Whist development. Mitchell became known as the "Father of Duplicate Whist" because of the movements of boards and players he designed for tournaments, a design included in his book on Duplicate relatively simple movement was refined in discussion with others during that decade in an attempt to truly compare skill at cards rather than pure chance.

The games covered in this book include: Games of the Whist Family, Laws of Pivot Bridge, Laws of Auction Bridge, The Laws of Whist, Norwegian Whist, Poker, Euchre, Five Hundred, Rum, Boat House Rum, Michigan Rum, Wild Cat Rum, Rum, Conquain, American Pinochle, and many more.

We are proud to republish this antique book now with a new. The book was from time to time further amplified, and the eleventh edition (precise date uncertain) is entitled "Mr.

Hoyle's Games of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess and Backgammon Complete." The autograph signature to each copy was continued until Hoyle's death.

In the fifteenth edition it is replaced by an impression from a wood block. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Davies, Clement.

Modern whist together with the laws of whist. New York: Scribner & Welford, (OCoLC) The Whist Club; The Laws of Contract Bridge PHILADELPHIA, Published by JOHN C. WINSTON COMPANY Edition: AMERICAN ED Binding: HARD BACK WHITE Jacket: WORN DJ Size: X 62 Pages Overall Condition is: GOODSeller Rating: % positive.

Get this from a library. The Laws of the game of whist. (Designed for framing.). When the book quickly sold out, rather than publish a new edition, Hoyle sold the rights to Whist to bookseller Francis Cogan for guineas, an enormous sum for a small pamphlet.

Before Cogan was able to publish a second edition, two printers pirated the. Hoyle's games of whist, quadrille, piquet, chess and backgammon, complete: in which are contained, the method of playing and betting at those games, upon equal, or advantageous terms: including the laws of the several games.

A short treatise on the game of whist [electronic resource]. Containing the laws of the game: and also, some rules, / By a gentleman printed for W. Webb London Australian/Harvard Citation. Hoyle, Edmond. A short treatise on the game of whist [electronic resource].

Containing the laws of the game: and also, some rules. The laws of Hoyle continued to be regarded as authoritative untilsince which time they have been gradually superseded by the new rules adopted by the Arlington and Portland clubs in that year (see Whist).

He also published rules for various other games, and his book on games, which includes the Short Treatise, has passed into many. The first contribution from my library, therefore, is “Laws of Short Whist and a Treatise on the Game” by n and James Clay, published by Thos. De La Rue & Co.,John Loraine Baldwin () was a games and laws enthusiast (cricket, badminton, whist) who, “having witnessed many.

A compend of short whist [electronic resource]: being a summary of the principles, rules, maxims, analyses of play, and inferences, of the game ; with an appendix containing a glossary of technical terms, the laws governing the game and the current odds at short whist / (Quebec: C.E.

Holiwell, ), by Silas Seymour (page images at HathiTrust).CAVENDISH, (JONES, Henry): The Laws and Principles of Whist.

£ London 12 th edition. 12mo pp Red dec cloth; good, tight copy [WHC] CAVENDISH, (JONES, Henry): The Laws and Principles of Whist. £The laws of bridge, as adopted by the Whist club.

(New York [Brooklyn daily eagle book printing department], ), by New York The whist club (page images at HathiTrust) Sixty bridge hands, by Charles Stuart Street.

(New York, Dodd, Mead and company, ), by Charles Stuart Street (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

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