The Compleat Gamester: or, Instructions how to play at all manner of usual, and most Gentile Games, either on Cards, Dice, Billiards, Trucks, Bowls, or Chess. Also the Arts and Misteries of Riding, Racing, Archery, and Cock-Fighting. To which is Added, The game of Basset, never before printed in English. Charles Cotton.
The Compleat Gamester: or, Instructions how to play at all manner of usual, and most Gentile Games, either on Cards, Dice, Billiards, Trucks, Bowls, or Chess. Also the Arts and Misteries of Riding, Racing, Archery, and Cock-Fighting. To which is Added, The game of Basset, never before printed in English
The Compleat Gamester: or, Instructions how to play at all manner of usual, and most Gentile Games, either on Cards, Dice, Billiards, Trucks, Bowls, or Chess. Also the Arts and Misteries of Riding, Racing, Archery, and Cock-Fighting. To which is Added, The game of Basset, never before printed in English
The Compleat Gamester: or, Instructions how to play at all manner of usual, and most Gentile Games, either on Cards, Dice, Billiards, Trucks, Bowls, or Chess. Also the Arts and Misteries of Riding, Racing, Archery, and Cock-Fighting. To which is Added, The game of Basset, never before printed in English
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The Compleat Gamester: or, Instructions how to play at all manner of usual, and most Gentile Games, either on Cards, Dice, Billiards, Trucks, Bowls, or Chess. Also the Arts and Misteries of Riding, Racing, Archery, and Cock-Fighting. To which is Added, The game of Basset, never before printed in English.

London: Printed for Charles Brome, at the Gun, 1709.

Fourth edition. Engraved frontispiece. Letterpress Explanation of frontispiece bound in before the plate. [16],184 pp. (including Explanation and frontispiece). 1 vols. Small 8vo. Later smooth dark brown calf, minor fading to spine. Tissue repairs to Explanation, frontispiece, title and final text leaf ESTC T64307. Item #321396

A classic of early English sport and games, first published 1674.

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