Original green cloth with gilt and green decorations. Some modest shelfwear, previous owner's signature to the half-title, some marginalia in pencil. Inner hinges just cracking, but binding is sound. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Gist of Whist: Being a Concise Guide to ...
Publisher: J. Selwin Tait & Sons
Publication Date: 1894
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description J. Selwin Tait & Sons, New York, 1894. Small Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Third Edition. Third edition. General light wear to boards, front and rear hinges starting, pencil names to front endpaper verso. xii, 102,  pp. CONTENTS: Part I. Fundamental Principles - Introductory, Explanations and Abbreviations, Theory of the Game, Whist Practice, General Rules; Part II. American Leads - Plain Suits, The Trump Suit; Part III. Conventional Plays - Second Hand Play, Third Hand Play, Fourth Hand Play, Later Leads; Part IV. Practical Precepts - Whist Memory, Strategic Play, Whist Etiquette, Glossary, The Laws of Whist."Whist is a classic English trick-taking card game which was widely played in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although the rules are extremely simple, there is enormous scope for scientific play."KEYWORDS: CHARLES COFFIN GIST WHIST GAME ENTERTAINMENT ENGLISH CARD CARDS. Bookseller Inventory # 2206180
Book Description The Bobbs Merrill Co., Indianapolis, 1921. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 10th edition, revised - A nice solid copy. Bookseller Inventory # 9508