The Complete Book of Solitaire and Patience Games

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Random House Publishing Group, 1983 - Games & Activities - 192 pages
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This is the new updated edition of the classic book for the novice player and seriously addicted alike. Test your wits against of 225 of the best card games ever invented - from familiar and famous to the strange and new. From Canfield, Klondike and Napoleon's Forty Thieves to Boomerang, Bristol and Sudden Death. Right here, the odds are in your favour for endless hours of fun. But you may have a way to go to become a winner!

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My 12 year old son loves this!! Keeps him busy Read full review

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User Review  - ostrom - LibraryThing

One of the British variations on solitaire (patience) is called "Try Again, Sir Tommy." What a great name for a card game! Read full review

Contents

ABOUT SOLITAIRE GAMES
11
HOW TO CHOOSE A SOLITAIRE GAME
21
DECKS SOLITAIRE PAGE
43
Copyright

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Albert H. Morehead (1909-1966), known as the "modern Hoyle," was the games editor of the New York Times, a lexicographer, and the author of more than 50 books on card games. Some of his works include The Complete Book of Solitaire and Patience Games and the world-famous Contract Bridge Summary.

Geoffrey Mott-Smith was cochairman of the ACBL Laws Commission, editor of the ACBL Bridge Bulletin 1935-36, a contributor to The Bridge World, a writer, and a cryptographer. During World War II, Mott-Smith served as chief instructor for the OSS in the training of cryptographers and cryptanalysts. He wrote or cowrote more than 29 books on games and served as games consultant for the Association of American Playing Card Manufacturers.

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