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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. by  William DICK - First - 1866 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 6282)

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.

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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.

by DICK, William

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  • hardcover
  • First
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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

o 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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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
6282
Title
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.
Author
DICK, William
Format/binding
Cloth; tight and secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dick & Fitzgerald
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1866
Keywords
1866 1ed FIRST POKER RULES American Card Player Euchre Gambling Strategy Games rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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