The Compleat Gamester; or, Instructions How to Play at All Manner of Usual and Most Genteel Games

By: COTTON, Charles (author); LOW, Joseph (illustrations)

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A contemporary reprint edition of author's landmark compendium of all manner of games, first published in 1674, in slipcase. Number 1880 of a limited edition of 1950 copies. Signed by illustrator David Low on limitation page (illustrations throughout). Includes an introduction by Thomas E. Marston. --- In full tan leather-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine. With bird illustration in gilt on cover. Publisher's tan topstain. Slipcase covered in brown marbled papers. --- A firm, bright, unmarked copy, but with shallow creases on a few interior leaves and just a whiff of chafing to spine ends. Slipcase with light chafinging & small tears at extremities, is otherwise nice. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii, 176 pages; Signed by Illustrator

Title: The Compleat Gamester; or, Instructions How to Play at All Manner of Usual and Most Genteel Games

Author Name: COTTON, Charles (author); LOW, Joseph (illustrations)

Categories: >>Fine Bindings, >>Illustrated Classics, >>Indoor Pursuits, Hobbies,

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1970

ISBN Number: 0876360088

ISBN Number 13: 9780876360088

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Stock No.: 76758