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HOYLE'S
IMPROVED EDITION

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THE RULES

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Together with ab Analysis of the Game of Chess, and an

Engraved Plate for the Instruction of Beginners.

CAREFULLI REVISED FROM THE LAST LONDON EDITION

WITH SEVERAL ADDITIONS.

NEW-YORK
PUBLISHED BY W. C. BORRADAILE,

.146 BROADWAY.

1830.

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Southern District of New.York, ss.

DE IT REMEMBERED, That on the Second day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, William C. Borradoile, of the said

District, hath deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following--to wit: "Hoyle's Improved Edition of the Rales for playing Fashion

able Games: containing Copious Directions for Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Quinze, Vingt-un, Lansquenet, Pharo, Rouge et Noir, Cribbage, Matrimony, Cassino, Reversis, Put, Connexions, All Fouis, Speculation, Lottery, Pope Joan, Commerce, Pam Loo, Brag, Domino, Back-Gammon. Draughts, Hazard, Chess, Goff, or Golf, Cricket, Billiards. Tennis, Horse-racing, and Cocking. Together with an Analysis of the Game of Chess, and an engraved Plate for the Instruction of Beginners. Carefully revised from the last London Edition, with several Additions."

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “ An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the au. thors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an Act, entitled "An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled “An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etcbing historical and other prints."

FREDERICK J. BETTS, Clerk of the Southern District of New York,

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INDEX.

LAWS Ole game

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WHIST, The game described ..

Terms used in the game. · · · · ·

Laws of the game

Short rules for lcarners . .....

General rules . . . . . . . . .

Particular games . . . . . . . . .

When your adversaries turn up an honour

The danger of forcing your partner . .

The advantage of a Saw . . . . . .

When an honour turned up on your right

When a ten or nine is turned up ditto .

Necessity of remembering the irump card

The manner of playing sequences ..

Whether strong or weak in trumps . . .

Calculations for Whist . . . . . . .

Mr. Payne's maxims for W'bist. ..

Mathews's directions and maxims . . .

QUADRILLE, the game described . . . . .

PIQUET, The game described ......

QUINZE, Description and Rules . . . . . .

VINGT-UN, Description and manner of playing

LANSQUENET, The game described i. .

PHARO. Description of the game, and terms used 99

ROUGE ET NOIR, or Red and Black, ... 705

CRIBBAGE . . . . . . . . . .

108

Laws of Cribbage . . . . . . . . 109

Method of playing · .

110

Calculations . . . . . . . . . .

Varieties of this game . . . . . . . 113.

MATRIMONY, Directions for playing the game 116

CASSINO, Terms used, and laws of the game. 118

Method and Rules for playing . . . . 119

REVERSIS, Laws, Method and Rules of playing 121

PUT, Laws of the game ..

Two or four banded Put.... ib.

CONNEXIONS, The game described . . . . 128

ALL FOURS, Laws of, and Rules for playing129

SPECULATION, Method of playing · ...

131

LOTTERY .

132

POPE JOAN . . . .

133

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COMMERCE . . . . . . . . . . .

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PAM-LOO, Terms used in this game,

138
Description of this game · · · · · · 139
Laws of the game . . . . . . . . 141
Or fushes and blazes . . . . .. . 144
General rules for playing · · · · ·

152
BRAG, Description of the gaine. · · · ·

154
Rank of the Cards :

156
Laws of the game . . . . . .
DOMINO . . . . . . . . . . .

158
BACKGAMMON, Described

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Calculations of Chances . . . 162
How to carry your men home . . . . 164
Rules for playing the 36 chances . . . 165
Cautions, observations, and hints ... 167
Directions for bearing the men ...

168
The odds of saving or winning the gammon 170
Laws of the game..

173
GHTS, Description of . . . . . . . 175
Twenty games played . . . . . . . . 176
Critical situations to draw games ... 196

Critical situations to win games . . . 197
HAZARD, described . · · · · · · · ·

203
Table of the odds . . . . . . . 204
Additional Calculations . . . . .

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CHESS, Description of the game · · · · ·

207
Laws of the game ..

208
Hoyle's general rules for chess... 209
Select games at chess . . . . . . .
A trick in chess . . . . . . .

255
An anecdote . . . . . . . . .

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GOFF, or GOLF, The game described iii 256
CRICKET, Laws of the game . . . . . .

258
BILLIARDS, General Remarks . . . . . . 261

Gencral rules for the game.. ib.

The English, French, and otber games . 265
TENNIS .

274
HORSE-RACING::.....

Rules of the Jo

Table of Weights . . . . . . . .
COCKING, Directions, &c. . . . . . .

Rules and Orders .. . .

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