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A short treatise on the game of piquet

Edmond Hoyle

A short treatise on the game of piquet

Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantage, ... Also the laws of the game. To which are added, some rules and observations for playing well at chess. By Edmond Hoyle, Gent.

by Edmond Hoyle

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Published by printed for T. Osborne; J. Hildyard, at York; M. Bryson, at Newcastle; and J. Leake, at Bath in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1990. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4041, no. 07).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4041, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],79,[1]p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16869286M

A Short Treatise on the Game of Backgammon: Containing a Table of the Thirty Six Chances ; A Treatise on the Game of Piquet: to which are Added Some Rules and .   In , his pamphlets were collected and sold under the title of Mr. Hoyle’s Treatises of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess and Back-Gammon. The rules of whist as published in A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist in were considered authoritative until , when they were supplanted by John Loraine Baldwin’s new rules which were.

The Polite Gamester: Containing, Short Treatises on the Games of Whist, with an Artificial Memory, Quadrille, Back-gammon, Chess, Piquet, Billiards and Tennis.: Together with an Essay Towards Making the Doctrine of Chances, Easy to Those who Understand Vulgar Arithmetic Only. A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist, containing the Laws of the Game.[With] A Short Treatise on the Game of Quadrille. [With] A Short Treatise on the Game of Piquet, [With] A Short Treatise on the Game of Backgammon., HOYLE (Edmond) London for T. Osborne , ,, SPORT, GAMES,, 5 parts in one vol., second to sixth editions, 12mo.

hoil [key], –, English writer on games, b. London. He codified the rules of whist in his book A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist () and in successive editions of the book he added new material on whist together with treatises on. Mr Hoyles Games Of Whist Chess Piquet Etc Twelfth Edition Signed Game Rules $1, Edmond Hoyle Short Treatise On The Game Of Whist With Game Of Quadrille Signed.


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A Short Treatise on the Game of Piquet: Directing with Moral Certainty how to Discard Any Hand to Advantage, by Shewing the Chances of Taking in Any One, Two, Three, Four, Or Five Certain Cards To which are Added, Some Rules and Observations for Playing Well at Chess. A short treatise on the game of piquet.

Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantage, Also the laws of the game. To which playing well at chess. By Edmond Hoyle, Gent. [Hoyle, Edmond] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A short treatise on the game of piquet. Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantageAuthor: Edmond Hoyle. A short treatise on the game of whist by Edmond Hoyle; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Backgammon, Early works toGames, Piquet (Game), Quadrille (Game), Whist.

Cogan published other works by Hoyle: A Short Treatise on the Game of Backgammon (), the curious An Artificial Memory for Whist (), and more short treatises on the games of piquet and chess () and quadrille ().

Cogan became bankrupt in and sold the Hoyle copyrights to Thomas Osborne, who published Hoyle's treatises with much more :England. : A short treatise on the game of piquet. Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantage, Also the laws of the game. To which for playing well at chess.

The second edition (): Edmond Hoyle: Books. His Short Treatise on the Game of Piquet, to which are added some Rules and Observations for playing well at Chess was first published inwith new editions issued in and Short Treatise on the Game of Quadrille, to which is added the Laws of the Game was published in History.

Piquet is one of the oldest card games still being played. It was first mentioned on a written reference dating toin Gargantua and Pantagruel by Rabelais. Although legend attributes the game's creation to Stephen de Vignolles, also known as La Hire, a knight in the service of Charles VII during the Hundred Years' War, it may possibly have come into France from Spain because the.

Get this from a library. A short treatise on the game of piquet.: Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantage, by shewing the Chances of taking in any one, two, three, four, or five certain Cards.

Computations for those who Bet their Money at the Game. Also the laws of the game. To which are added, some rules and observations for playing well at chess. 33 ^ See in particular the excellent treatise on the game by "Cavendish," published by Messrs.

De La Rue & Co. 34 ^ For the authorised Laws of the Game, in its modern form, see The Book of Card and Table Games, or the treatise of "Cavendish" before mentioned.

Get this from a library. A short treatise on the game of piquet.: Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantage, by shewing the Chances of taking in any one, two, three, four, or five certain Cards. Computations for those who Bet their Money at the Game. Also the laws of the game.

To which are added some rules and observations for playing well at chess. A short treatise on the game of piquet Directing with moral certainty how to discard any hand to advantage, Also the laws of the game.

To which are added some rules and observations for playing well at chess. The second edition. By Edmond Hoyle, Gent. by: Hoyle, Edmond, Abstract: Edmond Hoyle wrote and published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist (), the first instructional, analytic book about any card game.

After first edition went out of print, Hoyle sold the rights to bookseller Francis Cogan. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Bodleian Library (Oxford)NDivisional titlepages for 'A short treatise on the game of quadrille', 'A short treatise on the game of piquet', and 'A short treatise on the game of back-gammon' all bear the edition statement: 'The ninth edition'.London.

Cogan published other works by Hoyle: A Short Treatise on the Game of Backgammon (), the curious An Artificial Memory for Whist (), and more short treatises on the games of piquet and chess () and quadrille ().

Cogan became bankrupt in and sold the Hoyle copyrights to Thomas Osborne, who published Hoyle's treatises with much more success. In his Treatise on Piquet (9th edition, ), on which I draw extensively below, Cavendish traces the progress of Piquet in England by expanding on literary references to the game recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary.

The earliest of these are in fact to its earlier title Cent, also spelt Saint, Saunt, etc, and sometimes inexplicably preceded by "Mount-". This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++British LibraryT'A short treatise on the game of whist', 'A short treatise on the game of quadrille.

The eighth edition', 'A short treatise on the game of piquet. The eighth edition' and 'A short treatise on the game of back-gammon. 'Short Treatise on the Game of Piquet, to which are added some Rules and Observations for playing well at Chess,' London,12mo (2nd edit.

; 3rd edit. in 8th edit. of 'Whist'). Cogan published other works by Hoyle: A Short Treatise on the Game of Backgammon (), the curious An Artificial Memory for Whist, () and Short Treatises on the games of Piquet, which include a section on Chess (), and Quadrille ().

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Sincethe standard rules for Piquet in England were those from Hoyle's "Short Treatise on the Game of Piquet", which contained 26 rules regulating specific difficulties. Later editors of Hoyle's Games added 9 more rules, but these were not considered authoritative.

Price 3d. A Short Treatise on the Game of Piquet Price 6½d. A Short Treatise on the Game of Backgammon. Price 6½d. N. B. The above treatises may be had, together with that on Quadrille, all neatly bound together and lettered. Price a British half crown. The advertisement does not name the book "all neatly bound together", but it appears as.The Polite Gamester: Containing, Short Treatises on the Games of Whist, Quadrille, Back-Gammon, Piquet and Chess Together with an Artificial Memory, Or, an Easy Method of Assisting the Memory of Those That Play Whist Byedmund Hoyle by Edmond Hoyle starting at $ The Polite Gamester: Containing, Short Treatises on the Games of Whist, Quadrille, Back-Gammon, Piquet and Chess .