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Crawley, Captain Rawdon BEETON'S HANDY BOOK OF GAMES : Billiards, Bagatelle, Backgammon, Chess, Draughts, Whist, Loo, Cribbage, Ecarte, Picquet, All-Fours, Quadrille & & , 248 Strand, W.C. London: S. O. Beeton, 1859.

Half-Leather. Near Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Book Undated Edition, Mid 19th Century. Dedicated to Prince Albert, Edward. Very interesting account of the various games. Includes varieties of Billiards type games: Four Ball or American Game; Cramp Strokes & Games; Dividing Both Balls; Pool; Pyramid Pool; Foreign Games. Illustrated with some Line Drawings. Contemporary Black Half-Leather Binding with Brown cloth covered Boards and Leather Corners. Gilt Lines & Title to Spine. Page edges speckled Red. 563 Pages, 570g, 7" Tall. Some edge wear and fading to cloth. No inscriptions. Fingermark on fore margin of title page. Brown mark on fore margin of a few pages (as if a cigarette had been left near the book, only about 1/4" wide, not near the text.) Hinges sound & Binding firm. Please ask if you would like more Pictures or Information. (Book ref. 012533)  £260.00

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