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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.
PUBLISHED BY W. C. BORRADAILE,
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,
WHIST, The game described
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 ·
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
278 Rules of the Jockey Club
281 Table of Weights
283 COCKING, Directions, &c.
284 Rules and Orders