The Gist of Whist: Being a Concise Guide to the Modern Scientific Game, Embracing the Improved Method of American Leads and a Complete Glossary of the Common and Technical Terms

By: Coffin, Charles E.

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Third edition. General light wear to boards, front and rear hinges starting, pencil names to front endpaper verso. 1894 Small Hard Cover. xii, 102, [4] 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

Title: The Gist of Whist: Being a Concise Guide to the Modern Scientific Game, Embracing the Improved Method of American Leads and a Complete Glossary of the Common and Technical Terms

Author: Coffin, Charles E.

Categories: Card Games, Entertainment,

Edition: Third Edition

Publisher: J. Selwin Tait & Sons: 1894

Binding: Small Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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