Hoyle s Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games

Hoyle s Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games
Author: Walter B. Gibson
Publsiher: Crown
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2013-10-23
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 9780307486097

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"According to Hoyle" is the card-table synonym for Correct --a definitive guide to the correct playing of all known card games, with full descriptions and explanations of rules and techniques for each game and its variations. B & W photographs throughout.

Hoyle s Official Rules of Card Games

Hoyle s Official Rules of Card Games
Author: Edmond Hoyle,Hinkler Books Pty, Limited
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 187
Release: 2011
Genre: Card games
ISBN: 1741850371

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The comprehensive book has the complete rules of your favourite card games and many you have never even heard of. To learn a new game, to play old favourites better or to settle any question that comes up, this is an authorative reference for any home or card room. A must for anyone who wants to play a card game and play correctly.

According to Hoyle

According to Hoyle
Author: Richard L. Frey
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 302
Release: 1996-08-27
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 9780449911563

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"A must for anyone who wants to play a game and play it correctly." Charles H. Goren Whether you play card games, dice games, parlor games, word games, chess, checker, backgammon, or solitaire games, here is a comprehensive, up-to-date book with the complete rules of your favorite games of skill and chance. ACCORDING TO HOYLE gives not only the rules but expert advice on winning, too.

Ultimate Book of Card Games

Ultimate Book of Card Games
Author: Scott McNeely
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-01-06
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 9781452110486

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Classic and comprehensive, this guide to over 350 games is sure to appeal to all ages. From Bridge to Poker and Solitaireto Hearts, card games are a beloved source of entertainment and competition (and they are recession proof!). This authoritative book is ideal for every household, college dorm, family cabin, or neighborhood bar that has a pack of cards. Designed in the style of the popular Ultimate Bar Book, this essential resource provides the rules to dozensof variations of your favorite games, and a few you've probably never heard of (Bezique, anyone?). With simple instructions and clear illustrations to guide the way, this volume will be a welcome addition to any gamer's library.

The Penguin Book of Card Games

The Penguin Book of Card Games
Author: David Parlett
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2008-08-07
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 9780141916101

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The Penguin Book of Card Games is the authoritative up-to-date compendium, describing an abundance of games to be played both for fun and by serious players. Auctions, trumpless hands, cross-ruffing and lurching: card players have a language all of their own. From games of high skill (Bridge) to games of high chance (Newmarket) to trick-taking (Whist) and banking (Pontoon), David Parlett, seasoned specialist in card games, takes us masterfully through the countless games to choose from. Not content to merely show us games with the conventional fifty-two card pack, Parlett covers many games played with other types of cards - are you brave enough to play with Tarot? With a 'working description' of each game, with the rules, variations and origins of each, as well as an appendix of games invented by the author himself, The Penguin Book of Card Games will delight, entertain and inform both the novice and the seasoned player.

Hoyle s Rules of Games

Hoyle s Rules of Games
Author: Philip D. Morehead
Publsiher: Berkley
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2001
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 0451204840

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Provides rules, strategies, and odds for card, indoor, and computer games.

Bicycle Official Rules of Card Games

Bicycle Official Rules of Card Games
Author: Joli Quentin Kansil,Tom Braunlich
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 338
Release: 1999
Genre: Card games
ISBN: 1889752061

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Card Games Around the World

Card Games Around the World
Author: Sid Sackson
Publsiher: Courier Corporation
Total Pages: 180
Release: 1994-06-01
Genre: Games
ISBN: 9780486281001

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A leading inventor and collector of games, Sid Sackson is also an expert on game history. For this highly entertaining volume, the self-proclaimed "game addict" has selected over 60 popular games from around the world. A brief but fascinating introductory chapter to the history of card playing is followed by a valuable glossary of terms associated with this popular pastime. Additional chapters supply instructions, detailed illustrations, and an abundance of clear examples for playing such intriguing diversions as Sampen, Kowah, Kabu, Cha Kau Tsz' and Khanhoo from Asia; Skat, Blackjack, Old Maid, Fan Tan, Eights, Klondike, La Belle Loucie, Accordion, and Hearts from Europe; Whist, Blackout, Cribbage, Spoil Five, and Casino from the British Isles; Pif Paf, Samba, Bolivia, and Canasta from Latin America; and Poker, Pinochle, Contract Bridge, Rummy, and Oklahoma Gin from the United States. Most games can be played by children or adults with a common deck of 52 playing cards (a few will need additional cards from a second deck).