The Laws of Piquet – Adopted by the Portland and Turf Clubs with a Treatise on the Game - “Cavendish” [Pseud. Henry Jones] 1892 - Thomas De La Rue & Co., London - Eighth Edition A charming little book of instructions and rules for Piquet, one of France’s most popular card games, courtesy of “Cavendish”.

Devised in the 16th century, Piquet is a ‘trick-taking’ card game for two players. Played with a 32-card deck, each game consists of six deals.
  “Cavendish” was the pseudonym for Henry Jones (1831-1899), an English writer well known as an authority on card games.

References: Chisholm, Encyclopaedia Britannica 1911. Parlett, Penguin Book of Card Games 2008.

Duodecimo, pp. viii [4] 208 [8 advertisements]
  Condition: Near fine, very light foxing to endpapers, ink inscription to verso of half title.   Ref: 106105   Price: HK$ 800