Rules of the late 15th century card game Piquet (also known as Cent) edited by Cavendish (psuedonym for Henry Jones) Author of Principles of Whist and works on billiards, lawn tennis and croquet.
1st edition. small 8vo. 118pp. Diagrams and tables in text. In original green cloth embossed boards, gilt titles to upper board and spine.and decorative endpapers, colour title page in black and red. Page 47 contains note of an erratum with the publisher's erratum slip tipped in, was this a proofer's copy? Corners a little bumped. Gilt page edges. Pages remain clean and bright, an outstanding copy.
|Publisher||Thomas de la Rue|