Mr Hoyle's Games of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, and Back-Gammon, Complete. In which are contained, The Method of Playing and Betting at those Games.


Believed 1765 Edition, Signed by Edmond Hoyle [1672-1769]. Very Good. Only the Signed Copies of this Book are the authentic copies as there were many pirated copies both before and after Hoyle's death. Printed by Thomas Osborne, of Gray's Inn, who was the original and authentic printer. "Two new Cases at Whist, never before printed; ALSO The New Laws of the Game of Whist, As Played at White's and Saunders's Chocolate-Houses". "Price Three Shilling, neatly bound". Original tan calf boards with rebound spine [early rebinding, 19th century?, a little irregular] with 5 raised bands. Binding strong, tight, sound & clean, encased in hand-crafted protective leather slip-case. Fourteenth edition, published prior to Hoyle's death which occurred in 1769. Wear & rubbing at corners, boards, as per age. 216 pp. Early ownership inscription of Edwin A. Bray of 21 High St, Kings Lynn, UK.

Author: Hoyle, Edmond
Published: 1765 Thomas Osborne, in Gray's Inn; Henry Woodfall, and Richard Baldwin, both of Paternoster-Row Gray's Inn, London
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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