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The complete book of card games.

Publisher: London : Hamlyn, 2001.
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In minutes you can learn to play any of the 100 most entertaining card games as you follow the simple rules, methods of scoring, and hints on skillful play for every game. They're arranged according to the number of players, starting with games for two like Cribbage and Pinochle, California Jack and Honeymoon Bridge, plus 15 more. Games for three players include Black Maria, Knaves, Ombre, Cut-throat Bridge, and 7  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0600604136 9780600604136
OCLC Number: 59530529
Description: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Games for two players. All Fours --
Bezique --
California Jack --
Casino --
Colonel --
Comet --
Cribbage --
Ecarté --
Eights --
German whist --
Gin rummy --
Honeymoon bridge --
Jo-jotte --
Klaberjass --
Le truc --
Pinocle --
Piquet --
Russian bank --
Tablanette --
Games for three players. Black Maria --
Calabrasella --
Cut-throat bridge --
Five hundred --
500 rum --
Knaves --
Oklahoma --
Ombre --
Schafkopf --
Skat --
Towie --
Games for four players. Auction pitch --
Bridge --
Brint --
Calypso --
Canasta --
Cinch --
Euchre --
Hearts --
Pinocle --
Polignac --
Quinto --
Solo whist --
Whist --
Games for five or more players. Brag --
Coon can --
Crazy eights --
Lift smoke --
Loo - Napoleon --
Panguingue --
Poker --
Rummy --
Scotch whist --
Spoil five --
Party games. Fan Tan --
Newmarket --
Pip-Pip! --
Pope Joan --
Ranter go round --
Red dog --
Rockaway --
Spinado --
Thirty-one --
Banking games. Baccarat --
Blind hookey --
Chemin de fer --
Easy go --
Hoggenheimer --
Lansquenet --
Monte bank --
Racing --
Slippery Sam --
Trente et quarante --
Vingt-et-un --
Patience games (for one player). Beleaguered castle --
Bisley --
Calculation --
Demon --
Golf --
Klondike --
La belle Lucie --
Little spider --
Maze --
Miss Millligan --
Paganini --
Royal parade --
Saint Helena --
Spider --
Sultan --
Terrace --
Three blind mice --
Windmill.
Other Titles: Card games
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In minutes you can learn to play any of the 100 most entertaining card games as you follow the simple rules, methods of scoring, and hints on skillful play for every game. They're arranged according to the number of players, starting with games for two like Cribbage and Pinochle, California Jack and Honeymoon Bridge, plus 15 more. Games for three players include Black Maria, Knaves, Ombre, Cut-throat Bridge, and 7 more. You'll find 13 games for four players, from Bridge, Canasta, and Hearts, to Calypso, Euchre, and Quinto, and 11 games for five or more, including Coon Can, Crazy Eights, Poker, Rummy, and Loo. Or try some of the 9 party games, 11 banking games, and 18 games for single players. Then you're ready to try the rule variations and adaptations for different numbers of players.

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