Academie Des Jeux

Academie Des Jeux, Contenant L’historique, La Marche, Le Régles, Conventions Et Maximes Des Jeux En Usage Dans Les Cercles Et Dans Les Salons

Van-tenac, Charles (B. 1798)
1851 · Paris
$300

Paris: Garnier Frères, [1851]. Good/Not only a handbook of rules and strategies for a host of games (many of them extinct), but also a discourse on probability and an exploration of the mathematics of chance. . xvi, 523 pages. Figures, tables, and diagrams in text.

In 1/4 leather over mottled paper-covered boards, with leather title labels between raised bands, titled in gilt with gilt ornaments. Marbled endleaves with matching marbled edges. Corners and extremities worn. Some light scattered foxing. (Inventory #: 6079)

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