Hoyle’s Games Improved : Being practical Treatises on the following fashionable Games, viz.: Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, Back-Gammon, Billiards, Cricket, Tennis, Quinze, Hazard, and Lansquenet. In Which Are Also Contained The Method of Betting at those Games upon equal or advantageous Terms. Including The Laws of the several Games, as settled and agreed to at Whites and Stapleton’s Chocolate Houses. Revised and corrected by Thomas Jones, Esq.
London, Printed for W. Wood in Fleet-Street, 1778. Small Octavo (9.5 cm x 15 cm). XI, 216 pages. Hardcover / Original 18th century full leather with gilt lettering and ornament on spine. Spine professionally repaired, original endpapers preserved. Name of preowner “Desproz” on titlepage. A little dusty but overall very desirable and very rare publication.