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Hoyle, Edmond - A Short Treatise On the Game of Whist, 1743 (ESTC T54087)
A Short Treatise On the Game of Whist. Containing the Laws of the Game: and also Some Rules, whereby a Beginner may, with due Attention to them, attain to the Playing it well. Calculations for those who will Bet the Odds on any Point of the Score of the Game then playing and depending. Cases stated, to shew what may be effected by a very good Player in Critical Parts of the Game. References to Cases, viz. at the End of the Rule you are directed how to find them. Calculations, directing with moral Certainty, how to play well any Hand or Game, by shewing the Chances of your Partner's having 1, 2, or 3 Certain Cards. With Variety of Cases added in the Appendix. By a Gentleman
Place of Publication:
Bath printed, and London reprinted For W. Webster near St. Paul's, and sold by all the Booksellers and Pamphlet Shops in Town and Country
For another setting, see T106241.
This is the first piracy of Hoyle. The genuine first edition is T203439.
The imprint is false. It was not originally printed in Bath, nor was it printed for W. Webster.