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Fifth edition. Fine bright copy. Cloth with gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine. Illustrated by over sixty critical endings and annotated games from actual play. 639 pages. Sample hands in red and black. From the Preface: "This t reatise on Whist is based upon the system of leads known as American Leads". "The purpose of this volume is to present to the student of the game the rules and maxims of play as laid down by the authorities, and practiced by the strongest players. A nd an effort has been made to simplify and render clear the applications of the many rules and maxims by copious analyses and numerous illustrations. Much space has been devoted to the play of second hand, the intricacies of end-play, the department of inference and to the management of trumps".
Title: Modern Scientific Whist; The Principles of the Modern Game, Analyzed and Extended
Publisher: Brentano's. 1903. New York.: 1903
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 3166
Keywords: CARD GAME. PARTNER GAMES. STRATEGIES. AMERICAN LEADS. TRUMPS. FINESSE.