Hoyle’s Modern Encyclopaedia of Card Games: Rules of All the Basic Games and Popular Variations by Walter B. Gibson hits the £1 shelf in my shop.
Robert Hale & Co., 1975, Hardback.
2nd printing. [First Published: 1974]
From the preface: This alphabetical guide to card games, includes full descriptions and explanations of the rules, techniques and variations of the different card games. Cross-referencing helps the reader to find a game or variation immediately, and line drawings provide further clarification. There are special sections on the varieties of bridge, canasta, pinochle, poker and patience (solitarire).
Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages very gently age-tanned. Foyles sticker to the pastedown.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine.
398 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.
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