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Hoyle's Rules of Games: Descriptions of Indoor Games of Skill and Chance, With Advice on Skillful Play Based on t... (Paperback)

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    In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on whist, the most popular card game of his day.

    More than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games, from bridge to backgammon, Scrabble to......more
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In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on whist, the most popular card game of his day.

More than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games, from bridge to backgammon, Scrabble to blackjack. This handy reference guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and playing odds for more than 250 games.

Readers will learn how to play, hone their strategies, and settle disputes with this newest edition of the classic reference guide.

Philip Morehead is Head of Music Staff for Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is the son of the late Albert H. Morehead, lexicographer and games expert, the original co-editor of this book, who was Bridge Editor of the New York Times for over 25 years and the editor of many books on games. He is editor of The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary and The New American Rogets College Thesaurus and is author of The New American International Dictionary of Music. He lives in Chicago with his wife Patricia, oboist and composer.

Author:
Morehead, Philip D.
Genre:
GAMES / Card Games / General
Audience:
General/trade
Edition:
3
Edition Detail:
Revised, Updated
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
362
Language:
English
Publisher:
Plume
Publish Date:
12/01/2001
ISBN:
9780452283138
Unit weight:
0.7 lb
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
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