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 b...

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    ITEM#: 2554607

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

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    ISBN 9780452283138
    Genre GAMES / Card Games / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 362
    Publisher Date 2001-12-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Plume
    Copyright Year 1983
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Descriptions of Indoor Games of Skill and Chance, With Advice on Skillful Play Based on the Foundations Laid Down by Edmond Hoyle, 1672-1769
    Edition Number 3
    Edition Detail Revised, Updated
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Morehead, Philip D.

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