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Of the laws of chance : or, a method of calculation of the hazards of game, plainly demonstrated, and applied to games at present most in use ; which may be easily extended to the most intricate cases of chance imaginable. The fourth edition, revis'd by John Ham. By whom is added, a demonstration of the gain of the banker in ... the game call'd Pharaon ; and how to determine the odds at the Ace of Hearts or Fair Chance ; with the arithmetical solution of some questions relating to lotteries ; and a few remarks upon Hazard and Backgammon. Preview this item
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Of the laws of chance : or, a method of calculation of the hazards of game, plainly demonstrated, and applied to games at present most in use ; which may be easily extended to the most intricate cases of chance imaginable. The fourth edition, revis'd by John Ham. By whom is added, a demonstration of the gain of the banker in ... the game call'd Pharaon ; and how to determine the odds at the Ace of Hearts or Fair Chance ; with the arithmetical solution of some questions relating to lotteries ; and a few remarks upon Hazard and Backgammon.

Author: Christiaan Huygens
Publisher: London : Printed for B. Motte and C. Bathurst, 1738.
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christiaan Huygens
OCLC Number: 85871285
Notes: Anonymous. By Christiaan Huygens.
A translation, by John Arbuthnot, of 'De ratiociniis in ludo aleae'.
Reproduction of original from the Harvard University Houghton Library.
Description: 1 online resource (x, [2], 100 pages)
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.
Other Titles: De ratiociniis in ludo aleae.

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