Backgammon Books

  Backgammon and Draughts (or Checkers)
Comprising G. F. Pardon's complete work and many valuable parts of Andrew Anderson's "Checkers."

  AUTHOR: George F. Pardon
  YEAR: 1889 (1862)
  PUBLISHER: Frederick A. Stokes Company
  CITY: New York
  BINDING: Hardcover
  PAGES: 126
  SIZE: 16 cm high, 12 cm wide
  NOTE: This is a reprint of Pardon's 1862 book, Draughts and Backgammon, plus a one-page preface. Only 25 pages are devoted to backgammon.
A Handbook of Draughts, with a Chapter on Backgammon, 1862

Origin of the Game
Technical Terms of the Game
How the Game is Played
Hoyle's Hints, Observations, and Cautions
Directions for Bearing your Men
The Laws of Backgammon
General Instructions
Playing at Setting Out the thirty-six Chances of the Dice for a Gammon or a Single Hit
How to Play for Chances when you play only for a Hit
A Case of Curiosity
Critical Case for a Back-Game
Calculation of Chances
   Backgammon: Its History and Practice
George F. Pardon
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   Backgammon: Its Theory and Practice
With Something of Its History
George F. Pardon
1858: C. H. Clarke, London
   Comic Backgammon
George F. Pardon
1931: Barry Vail Corporation, New York

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