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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

743209 A ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

R 1934

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

Engraved Plate for the Instruction of Beinners.

CAREFULLY REVISED FROM THE LAST LONDON EDITION

WITH SEVERAL ADDITIONS.

NEW-YORK

PUBLISHED BY W. C. BORRADAILE,

146 BROADWAY.

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Southern District of New York, ss.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the Second

day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thouL.S.

sand eight hundred and thirty, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, William C. Rorradaile, 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 Rules for playing Fashion

able Games: containing Copious Directions for Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Quiuze, Vingt-un, Lansquenet, Pharo, Rouge et Noir, Cribbage, Matrimony, Cassino, Reversia, 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 rovised from the last London Edition, with several Additions."

Jo 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 ap 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 etching historical and other prints."

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

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WHIST, The game described

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Terms used in the game

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Laws of the game

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Short rules for learners

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General rules

11
Particular games

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When your adversaries turn up an honour 18
The danger of forcing your partner

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The advantage of a Saw

ib.
When an honour turned up on your right 20
When a ten or nine is turned up ditto 21
Necessity of remembering the trump card 23
The manner of playing sequences

ib.
Whether strong or weak in trumps

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Calculations for Whist

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Mr. Payne's maxims for Whist

28
Mathews's directions and maxims

39
QUADRILLE, the game described

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PIQUET, The game described

84
QUINZE, Description and Rules

95
VINGT.UN, Description and manner of playing 96
LANSQUENET, The game described

98
PHARO, Description of the game, and terms used 99
ROUGE ET NOIR, or Red and Black,

105
CRIBBAGE

108
Laws of Cribbage
Method of playing

110
Calculations

112
Varieties of this game .

113
MATRIMONY, Directions for playing the game 116
CASSINO, Terms used, and laws of the game
Method and Rules for playing

119
REVERSIS, Laws, Method and Rules of playing 121
PUT, Laws of the game

126
Two or fourhanded Put

ib.
CONNEXIONS, The game described

128
ALL FOURS, Laws of, and Rules for playing 129
SPECULATION, Method of playing

131
LOTTERY

132
POPE JOAN
COMMERCE

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109

118

133

PAM LOO, Terms used in this game

138 Description of this game

139 Laws of the game

141 Of flushes and blazes

144 General rules for playing

152 BRAG, Description of the game

154 Rank of the Cards .

156 Laws of the game ·

157 DOMINO

158 BACKGAMMON, Described

161 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 DRAUGHTS, 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

ib. CHESS, Description of the game

207 Laws of the game

208 Hoyle's general rules for chess

209 Select games at chess

216 A trick in chess

255 An anecdote

ib. GOFF, or GOLF, The game described

256 CRICKET, Laws of the game

258 BILLIARDS, General Remarks .

261 Gencral rules for the game

ib. The English, French, and other games 265 TENNIS

274 HORSE-RACING

278 Rules of the Jockey Club

281 Table of Weights

283 COCKING, Directions, &c.

284 Rules and Orders

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