The Compleat Gamester

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The Compleat Gamester by Charles Cotton 1674, reprinted by Cornmarket reprints 1972. It is subtitled "INSTRUCTIONS How to play at BILLIARDS, TRUCKS, BOWLS, and CHESS. Together with all manner of usual and most Gentile Games either on CARDS or DICE. To which is added, The Arts and Mysteries of RIDING, RACING, ARCHERY and COCK-FIGHTING." It is 232 pages with two illustrations.

The english is quite readable (once you get accustomed to the use of the long s).

Available from www.gamblersbook.com] listed at $5.95(US) plus (substantial) shipping. No ISBN.