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Hoyle's Simplified Guide to the Popular Card Games

by Walter B. Gibson

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Cover: Here is a brand new book that tells the reader everything he will need to know about the most popular card games of today. Written by ancknowledged expert, this handy, comprhensive guirde gives the rules, and alternate rules where these are in good standing full explanations of terms, and a wealth of hints, pointers, and reminders.
Detailed, accurate diagrams help to illustrate the scores of hands that are played through as examples, and the commentary and instructions, always clear and to the point, are aimed to guide the beginner in the psychology of play.
This is an invaluable book for beginners in card play, for experienced players who want to learn new games and variations, and for all players who want the latest and most authoritative rules and methods of play.
Walter Gibson became proficient in magic, card tricks, and all the recognized card games at an early age, and has made his former hobby his profession. Among his many books are Houdini's Escapes, Houdini's Magic, Thurston's 400 Tricks You Can Do, What's New In Magic, Blackstone's Secrets of Magic, and Blackstones' Modern Card Tricks (the last two with Hary Blackstone), as well as the forthcoming Solitaire. Under the pen name of Maxwell Grant hw wrote the famous "Shadow" novels for fifteen years. My Gibson lives with his wife in Putnam Vallley, New York.
Jacket design by: Lawrence batzkin Printed USA
  LadyIrene | Apr 4, 2006 |
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