1866 1ed FIRST POKER RULES American Card Player Euchre Gambling Strategy Games

DICK, William

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‘The American Card Player’ is a mid-19th-century card game manual by William Dick. This extremely valuable 1866 first edition describes gameplay, strategy, rules, and general characteristics of games such as Euchre, Whist, Bazique, Poker, and other card games. This book was the first book that discussed rules for poker and ‘whiskey’ poker.

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1866 1ed FIRST POKER RULES American Card Player Euchre Gambling Strategy Games

 

‘The American Card Player’ is a mid-19th-century card game manual by William Dick. This extremely valuable 1866 first edition describes gameplay, strategy, rules, and general characteristics of games such as Euchre, Whist, Bazique, Poker, and other card games. This book was the first book that discussed rules for poker and ‘whiskey’ poker.

 

Item number: #6282

Price: $750

 

DICK, William

 

The American card-player : containing clear and comprehensive directions for playing the games of euchre, whist, bézique, all-fours, pitch, commercial pitch, French fours, all fives, cassino, cribbage, straight and draw poker, and whiskey poker: together with all the laws of those games.

 

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, ©1866. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 151, [9]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm)
  • Very rare with auction records and price comparisons at $2,000

 

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6282

Categories

Americana, American History

Other

Authors

DICK, William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete