Item #2022-M304 Roulette at Monte Carlo: 5,356 Actual Monte Carlo Numbers Classified and Arranged. Frederick Lake.
Roulette at Monte Carlo: 5,356 Actual Monte Carlo Numbers Classified and Arranged

Roulette at Monte Carlo: 5,356 Actual Monte Carlo Numbers Classified and Arranged

New York: 1901. Hardcover. This slim work begins with a preface by Henry B. Alexandar, arguing for roulette as a game to play at home ('In my opinion, Roulette is the King of all games'), before offering an 'explanation' of the technical and French vocabulary, an 'illustration of the table', an outline of the 'odds paid on the various chances', an description of 'Roulette at Monte Carlo' , description of twenty 'systems', and tables with the numbers for ten days of roulette in March 1901. Described on the title page as 'The first and only publication of the kind in the United States'. Lake is identified as the copyright holder, and the work attributed to him by Jessel 1046. Flexible boards, decorated, with a roulette wheel and cloth in red and black on the back cover. Scuffs and two small red marks to the front cover. [1-7] 8-64. The tables have their own pagination, with each day beginning anew with a total of 80 more pages, including an index. 14.5 x 21 cm. Very Good. Item #2022-M304

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