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A short treatise on the game of whist

Edmond Hoyle

A short treatise on the game of whist

Containing the laws of the game: and also some rules ... Calculations for those who will bet the odds ... Cases stated, ... With variety of cases added in the appendix. By Edmond Hoyle, gent.

by Edmond Hoyle

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Published by printed for T. Osborne; J. Hildyard, at York; M. Bryson, at Newcaste(sic); and J. Leake, at Bath in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6],80p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19400682M

Aug 09,  · A short treatise on the game of whist by Edmond Hoyle, , For W. Webster edition,Author: Edmond Hoyle. Short whist definition is - whist played under the rule that five points constitute a game. whist played under the rule that five points constitute a game See the full definition. Dictionary Entries near short whist. shortwave. short-weight. short weight. short whist. short-winded. short-wool. shorty.

A compend of short whist [electronic resource]: being a summary of the principles, rules, maxims, analyses of play, and inferences, of the game ; with an appendix containing a glossary of technical terms, the laws governing the game and the current odds at short whist / (Quebec: C.E. Holiwell, ), by Silas Seymour (page images at HathiTrust). Add tags for "A short treatise on the game of whist: Containing the laws of the game: By a gentleman.". Be the first. Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Book, schema:CreativeWork.

Nov 10,  · Hoyle's next writing was an entirely new work, A Short Treatise on the Game of Brag, in The game of brag most resembles three-card poker, but with betting rules that look strange to a modern player. Interestingly, the treatise on brag was never incorporated into the any of the London collections of Hoyle's works. A short treatise on the game of whist [electronic resource]. Containing the laws of the game: and also, some rules, / By a gentleman printed for W. Webb London Australian/Harvard Citation. Hoyle, Edmond. , A short treatise on the game of whist [electronic resource]. Containing the laws of the game: and also, some rules.


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His revised laws of remained authoritative untilwhen the Arlington and Portland whist clubs in London adopted a new code. A Short Treatise On The Game Of Whist [Edmond Hoyle] on prosportsfandom.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesAuthor: Edmond Hoyle.

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Treatise on whist. ByHoyle began to tutor members of high society at the game of whist, selling his students a copy of his manuscript notes. Hoyle expanded the manuscript and published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist inselling it for the high price of one prosportsfandom.com:England.

Page 1 - Whist lately dispersed among a few Hands at a Guinea Price," and further, that the author of it " has fram'd an Artificial Memory which takes not off your Attention from your Game ; and, if required, he is ready to communicate it upon Payment of one Guinea.

And also, He will explain any Cases in the Book, upon Payment of one Guinea. A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable.

A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist The third edition, with great additions, etc. Edmond HOYLE. Cogan, - 96 pages. 0 Reviews.

Preview this book. They began to develop its potential as a partnership game. Edmond Hoyle tutored wealthy young gentlemen in the game and published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist in It became the standard text and rules for the game for the next hundred years and helped the game become fashionable.

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3 (): Abstract: Edmond Hoyle wrote and published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist (), the first instructional, analytic book about any card game. After first edition went out of print, Hoyle. Edmond Hoyle. Edmond Hoyle () was an authority on card games and is often referred to as the "Father of Whist." Although he did not invent the game, with the publication of his systematized book of rules and procedures, the game became widely popular, especially among the English aristocracy.

A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist - Ebook written by Edmond Hoyle. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist /5(3).

Edmond Hoyle () was an authority on card games and is often referred to as the "Father of Whist." Although he did not invent the game, with the publication of his systematized book of rules and procedures, the game became widely popular, especially among the English aristocracy. Short Treatise on the Game of Whist” was first published in Unfortunately, I do not own a copy and therefore must start my book review over a century later.

Not all is lost, however, as Hoyle’s “rules” were regarded as authoritative until the s at which point I take up the story. Laws of short whist and A treatise on the game of James Clay by John Loraine Baldwin.

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ACCORDING TO HISTORY, THE ONLY GAME HOYLE KNEW WELL WAS WHIST great that within a year Hoyle published it under the title A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist.

It .published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist, but it was Henry Jones (pseud. Cavendish Cavendish, pseud. of Henry Jones, –99, English card game expert. Jones studied medicine, practiced in London, and retired in He became a leading authority on card games and was the first person to formulate a system of playing whist.InEdmond Hoyle published a Short Treatise on the Game of Whist.

This pamphlet taught the rules to Whist as well as the best hands/plays and was an immediate success! Hoyle continued to expand his Treatise to include other games such as back gammon and chess.

Ultimately, the book’s 15 editions made it the standard instructional for card.