Handbook of Winning Bridge
A beginners guide to bridge that teaches players the moves, techniques, and bids they'll need to win. Filled with copious examples, illustrations, and anecdotes, the book also includes an intriguing chapter on cheating and a discussion on handling irregularities. Line drawings and charts.
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